Colson Whitehead: Adelaide Writers' Week Special Event

Things to do The University of Adelaide , Rundle Mall Sunday May 28 2017
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.: ADELAIDE WRITERS' WEEK SPECIAL EVENT :.

Celebrated American novelist Colson Whitehead comes to Adelaide with his 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Underground Railroad.

This magnificent novel tells the story of a young slave, Cora's desperate journey to escape from a cotton plantation in Georgia on the eve of the American Civil War. Her escape is via the legendary, albeit desperately risky, Underground Railroad, here imagined as a secret network of tracks and tunnels underneath the American South, a journey that promises freedom.

Join him for a conversation about history, his early career and what it's like to be selected for Oprah's Book Club.

WHEN: Sun 28 May, 5pm
WHERE: Scott Theatre, The University of Adelaide
HOW MUCH: Adult $25+bf
Concession / Under 30 $20+bf
Season pass (all 3 events) $60+bf - save 25%!

Join us for these other #AdlWW special events:

ANNE ENRIGHT (The Green Road) - Mon 22 May, 6.30pm: http://bit.ly/AWWGreenRoad
HISHAM MATAR (The Return) - Mon 29 May, 6.30pm: http://bit.ly/AWWReturn

Find out more at www.adelaidefestival.com.au
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