‘River Talk’ author to talk at Auburn library on Nov. 13

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The stories in “River Talk” introduce an unforgettable array of characters. A woman reconsiders her decision to enter a polygamous marriage; an Iraq War vet struggles to regain compromised relationships; a Somali refugee takes a job at the local mill to support her family. In spare yet vivid prose, Anderson explores loss and desire, regret and hope. Everywhere we are reminded of all that a single life contains.

A sixth-generation native of Maine, Anderson was born in Bangor and raised in a village on the Androscoggin River. She lives with her family in Maine and Massachusetts and teaches writing at Boston University.

The library is at 49 Spring St. For more information, call 207-333-6640 ext. 4.

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