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Author Event at Flyleaf Books


  • Sylvia Wilkinson discusses her novel Big Cactus. Sixteen-year-old Benny Foushee, deemed by his father as going-nowhere-fast, embarks on a trip from North Carolina across the United States with his 84 year old Aunt Lucy, his dog Polar and his 1965 GMC pickup. Benny’s quest, a challenge both overwhelming but irresistible, is to deliver Aunt Lucy to the big cactus, the giant saguaro in Arizona that she had dreamed of seeing since her own daddy put images of the American West into her teenage brain. Benny’s roadway adventures with Aunt Lucy and her on-again, off-again mind, become intensified when he rescues a beautiful young runaway heiress who calls herself Tennessee, stranded alone beside the road with her father’s broken Porsche. 
     


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  • Location

    752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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    Region or Town
    Chapel Hill

Event Date Information

Tuesday Jan 06 7:00pm-8:00pm

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