Film, Video Brendan Kiely: 2016 National Book Festival

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Title

  • Brendan Kiely: 2016 National Book Festival

Summary

  • Brendan Kiely discusses "The Last True Love Story" at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Event Date

  • September 24, 2016

Notes

  • -  Brendan Kiely is the author of the novels "All American Boys" and "The Gospel of Winter." He has an MFA in creative writing from The City College of New York. Kiely has received a Coretta Scott King Honor and the Walter Dean Myers Award for outstanding children's literature. In his latest novel, "The Last True Love Story" , teens Hendrix and Corrina steal a car, spring Alzheimer's patient Gpa from his assisted living facility, take off on a cross-country trip to the hill where Gpa first kissed his wife, and set out to discover if what Gpa says is true-that the only stories that last are love stories. Originally from the Boston area, Kiely now lives with his wife in Greenwich Village.

Running Time

  • 32 minutes 24 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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