@ Busboys and Poets 14th & V: Val Emmich - The Reminders

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Emmich’s bittersweet first novel focuses on Gavin Winters, who has just lost his partner. After burning all the mementos and relics of his relationship with Sydney, he tries another way to relieve his pain: he moves from Los Angeles to New Jersey and asks his friend’s daughter Joan to use her preternatural memory to help him. If she can bring back Sydney by recalling his visits over the years, Gavin will use his musical talents to help her win a songwriting contest. But he hadn’t bargained on some of the surprises lingering in her uncanny memory, and Gavin soon has different kinds of loss to grapple with. A singer-songwriter and actor, Emmich, who appears regularly on Vinyl and Ugly Betty, has crafted a well-paced duet, letting Gavin and Joan alternate as narrators of their story. Emmich’s presentation will include an acoustic performance.

Busboys and Poets 14th & V
2021 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
Fiction & Poetry
Busboys & Poets 14th & V
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ISBN: 9780316316996
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Little Brown and Company - May 30th, 2017

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