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"Meet the Author" Series Presents, Jane F. Hankins

Event Type: MAIN - ADULT
Date: 6/24/2014
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Description:
 Set in the 1980s, when Bill Clinton was governor of Arkansas, this Flaggesque exploration of Southern characters is filled with plot twists, character surprises, New Orleans parties and true love. The second volume in the Peavine Chronicles Series, Hankins undergirds the narrative with a whimsical spirituality and delivers belly-laugh reading enjoyment with an afterglow.

From the Back Cover
“The fun never fades as we discover a colorful mobile home park in a small southern town. The arrival of a 30 foot sculpture, psychic situations in every corner, and true romance combine with characters from other dimensions to entertain throughout.” - Diego Vázquez Jr, author of Growing Through the Ugly

“Great fun! If Grandma Moses wrote fiction, this is what she would sound like. The plot and characters are deceptively simple. Deceptively! Rhonelle and company are “round” and full of life—and not a few surprises.” - H. A. Maxson, novelist and poet

Jane F. Hankins was one of 10 Arkansas women artists chosen to participate in a show at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. The juror was New York Times art critic Grace Glueck, who purchased one of the Jane’s sculptures and offered her a bit of wisdom. “Honey,” she said in all seriousness, “it can be funny and it’s still art!” Jane resides in Little Rock with her husband of 41 years, local TV news anchor and former radio DJ, Craig O’Neill.
“The fun never fadesas we discover a colorful mobile home park in a small southern town. The arrival of a 30 foot sculpture, psychic situations in every corner, and true romance combine with characters from other dimensions to entertain throughout.”
--Diego Vázquez Jr, author of Growing Through the Ugly
“Great fun! If Grandma Moses wrote fiction, this is what she would sound like. The plot and characters are deceptively simple. Deceptively! Rhonelle and company are “round” and full of life—and not a few surprises.”
--H. A. Maxson, novelist and poet

Jane F. Hankins was one of 10 Arkansas women artists chosen to participate in a show at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. The juror was New York Times art critic Grace Glueck, who purchased one of the Jane’s sculptures and offered her a bit of wisdom. “Honey,” she said in all seriousness, “it can be funny and it’s still art!” Jane resides in Little Rock with her husband of 41 years, local TV news anchor and former radio DJ, Craig O’Neill.
Library: William F. Laman Public Library    Map to the Main Library
Location: Lecture Hall - Main Library
Contact: Debra Wood
Contact Number: 501.771.1995 x105
Presenter: Debra S. Wood