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Local Author Series- Richard Gartee

Event Type: Book Discussion/Author Event
Age Group(s): Adult (19 and up)
Date: 12/3/2017
Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 Presentation on Lancelot's Disciple, Frith, a student of Sir Lancelot, leaves the Christian abbey he has always called home, to join a caravan on the ancient Silk Road. While staying with a Sultan in Central Asia, he is tutored by a Taoist, a Buddhist, and A Hindu Swami. Confounded by their strange philosophies, he becomes catatonic during the journey home. Once back in Britain, he must sort out his confusion, attain the Holy Grail, and find the sister he left waiting at the abbey.
Gartee, Writers Alliance of Gainesville member, is a novelist, poet, and author of seven college textbooks. In addition to his novels, he has had five collections of his poetry published as well as numerous chap books. His third novel, Ragtime Dudes in a Thin Place won first place for the 2016 Palm Literary Award for unpublished book length fiction.
Library: Headquarters Branch Library    Headquarters Branch Library
Location: Meeting Room A
Contact: Fiona Lama
Contact Number: 352-334-3940
Presenter: Richard Gartee