Octavia Books Book Club - April 2013

The Octavia Books Book Club invites you to a discussion of Michael Parker's The Watery Part of the World.

Inspired by two small moments in 1813, Parker's vast and involving novel about pirates and slaves, treason and treasures, madness and devotion, takes place on a tiny island battered by storms and cut off from the world.

The Octavia Books Book Club meets at 10:30AM on the 3rd Saturday morning of each month (except December) and is open to book lovers. Please feel welcome to join us! 

Event date: 

Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 10:30am

Event address: 

513 Octavia St
70115-2055 New Orleans
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The Watery Part of the World Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9781616201432
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - June 5th, 2012

Michael Parker’s vast and involving novel about pirates and slaves, treason and treasures, madness and devotion, takes place on a tiny island battered by storms and cut off from the world. Inspired by two little-known moments in history, it begins in 1813, when Theodosia Burr, en route to New York by ship to meet her father, Aaron Burr, disappears off the coast of North Carolina.


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