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NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South

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Author and NC State Professor of English Elaine Neil Orr explores the turbulent civil rights movement in Winston-Salem in her new coming-of-age novel, “Swimming Between Worlds,” while drawing on her own experiences living in Africa. Orr is the author of “A Different Sun: A Novel of Africa,” and the memoir, “Gods of Noonday: A White Girl’s African Life.”

Orr will talk about her novel, “Swimming Between Worlds,” (Berkley Trade Paperback Original, April 3, $16) at the following events.

NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South April 7, 11 a.m. at McIntyre’s Books, 220 Market St., in Fearrington Village in Pittsboro.

NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South April 11, 7 p.m. at Flyleaf Books, 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill.

NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South April 17, 7 p.m. at the Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth St., Durham.

NC State Professor’s Novel Connects Her Two Worlds of Africa and the South April 26, 6:30 p.m. at Page 158 Books, 415 Brooks St Unit B, Wake Forest.

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