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Emma Donoghue

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Sun., April 13, 7:30 p.m. 2014

Powell's City of Books

The Irish/Canadian author Donoghue follows up her excellent 2010 novel Room with Frog Music, a historical novel based on an unsolved murder in 19th-century San Francisco. While it's nowhere near as relentlessly tense as Room, Donoghue conjures some fascinating female characters—including a burlesque dancer and a cross-dresser–from the historical record, and her depiction of a smallpox epidemic in racially tense San Francisco is detailed and rich. ALISON HALLETT

Powell's City of Books

1005 W Burnside, Portland, OR 97205
503-228-4651
Hours: Daily 9am-11pm
http://powells.com

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  • Daily 9am-11pm
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  • Sun., April 13, 7:30 p.m. 2014
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