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Writers on a New England Stage @ The Historic Theater

Chris Cleave

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“…a heart-racing tale of strength, sacrifice and soulfulness en route to Olympic glory…gratifying suspense…searing crescendo…” – Elle

“An audacious, provocative voice.” – The New York Times Book Review

“impossible to put down.” – Library Journal

The author of the #1 bestseller Little Bee joins us with his new novel, Gold. Cleave masterfully illuminates the complex friendship of rival women athletes and the world of the London 2012 Olympics. He will take the stage and talk with Virginia Prescott the very week the Summer Olympics begin!

Book: Gold ($27 hardcover, $24.30 in advance with voucher)

About Writers on a New England Stage

The celebrated “sell out” writers series that has brought to the Historic Theater such literary greats as Stephen King, Jodi Picoult, Dan Brown, Ann Patchett, John Updike, Elizabeth Gilbert, David McCullough, and Chris Matthews.  Presented by The Music Hall and New Hampshire Public Radio with Yankee magazine, each evening features an author presentation followed by an onstage interview with Virginia Prescott, host of New Hampshire Public Radio’s “Word of Mouth”.  Live music is performed by the award-winning house band Dreadnaught. The series’ bestselling authors represent all forms of the literature – from novels to histories, investigative reporting to memoirs, literary criticism to graphic novels – and bring to light today’s most compelling stories, popular ideas, provocative thoughts, and keen perceptions.. Book groups throughout the region are invited; and, supporting literacy, The Music Hall’s outreach program selects small student groups to attend.