Amy Franklin-Willis with Andrew Castro - The Lost Saints of Tennessee

Monday, February 13, 2012 - 7:00pm

Order a signed copyjoined by acoustic guitarist, Andrew Castro
Amy Franklin-Willis
discusses her novel The Lost Saints of Tennessee ($25.00). With dazzling agility, she mines the fault lines in one Southern working-class family. Driven by the soulful voices of 42-year-old Ezekiel Cooper and his mother, Lillian, this work takes us on a journey from the 1940s to 1980s.

Andrew Castro was commissioned by Amy Franklin Willis to compose songs inspired by the novel. He recorded the songs in his hometown of Castro Valley with the help of sound engineer Kevin Crawford. The album is a collection of nine original songs that complement the stories and characters in the book. 

 

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
us
The Lost Saints of Tennessee Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802120052
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - February 7th, 2012

With enormous heart and dazzling agility, Amy Franklin-Willis expertly mines the fault lines in one Southern working-class family. Driven by the soulful voices of forty-two-year-old Ezekiel Cooper and his mother, Lillian, The Lost Saints of Tennessee journeys from the 1940s to 1980s as it follows Zeke's evolution from anointed son, to honorable sibling, to unhinged middle-aged man.