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VIRTUAL: An Evening with Pete Beatty, Author of Cuyahoga

The Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with Pete Beatty, author of Cuyahoga. Kirkus Reviews, in a starred review, calls the novel “an improbable, downright preposterous yarn ably spun and a great entertainment for a time in need of laughter.” In Cuyahoga, tragedy and farce jumble together in a riotously original voice. Evoking the Greek classics and the Bible alongside nods to Looney Tunes, Charles Portis, and Flannery O’Connor, Cuyahoga is a rollicking revisionist (mid)Western with universal themes of family and fate. Publishers Weekly calls the novel “an American original.”

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