Author Talk: Quincy Carroll, Author of Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside

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by Megan Cansfield on April 7th, 2016   342 views

When and Where

  • 07/04/2016
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Boston Public Library
    700 Boylston Street
    Boston
    Massachussetts
    United States
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Author Talk: Quincy Carroll, Author of Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside

Event Details

Join the Boston Public Library and author Quincy Carroll to discuss his debut novel, Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside. The novel tells the story of two Americans living and teaching in rural China who fight to establish primacy in Ningyuan, a remote town in the south of Hunan, with one of their more overzealous students, Bella, caught in the middle. Quincy Carroll’s debut novel examines what people bring from one country to another.

Quincy Carroll, Author of Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside

Up to the Mountains and Down to the Countryside tells the story of two Americans living and teaching in rural China who fight to establish primacy in Ningyuan, a remote town in the south of Hunan, with one of their more overzealous students, Bella, caught in the middle. Quincy Carroll’s debut novel examines what people bring from one country to another. Carroll was born and raised in Natick, Massachusetts. After graduating from Yale in 2007, he moved to Hunan, China, to teach English. Upon returning to the states, he enrolled in the MFA Creative Writing program at Emerson College.

Event Information:

Where Commonwealth Salon
Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston Street
Boston MA 02116
Location Central Library
Neighborhood Back Bay
Type of Event Talks & Lectures
Audience Young Adults (Ages 20-34), Adults, College Students, Seniors, Businesses, Visitors
Library Program Series Author Talk Series
Link www.bpl.org…

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