Maryanne O'Hara

Boston Globe Bookclub for Cascade

The Boston Globe is hosting a bookclub with Maryanne O’Hara, author of Cascade, on Sunday, Sept 14 at 2pm at Newtonville Books. 

Maryanne O'Hara

Maryanne will be in attendance and will discuss Cascade.

An artist is hired to paint images of her doomed town before it is wiped off the map.

It’s 1935, and Desdemona Hart Spaulding has sacrificed her plans to work as an artist in New York to care for her bankrupt, ailing father in Cascade, Massachusetts. When he dies, Dez finds herself caught in a marriage of convenience, bound to the promise she made to save her father’s Shakespeare Theater, even as her town may be flooded to create a reservoir for Boston. When she falls for artist Jacob Solomon, she sees a chance to escape and realize her New York ambitions, but is it morally possible to set herself free?

Fans of Richard Russo, Amor Towles, Sebastian Barry, and Paula McLain will savor this transporting novel about the eternal tug between our duties and our desires, set in New York City and New England during the uncertain, tumultuous 1930s.

 The GLOBE would like interested parties to register for this free event via this link.

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