Down East tale comes to Jesup



BAR HARBOR — Maine author Jon Keller will be at the Jesup Memorial Library to read from and sign copies of his book, “Of Sea and Cloud,” on Thursday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m.

Keller’s critically acclaimed debut novel tells the tale of a lobstering family, a patriarch lost at sea, subsequent treachery and betrayal, and whether and how much his fiercely independent sons are willing to risk for their family legacy.

The book is a powerful, haunting novel that, with extraordinary depth and compassion, explores the relationships between fathers and sons, tradition and change, and the surprising ways in which globalization is affecting some of the most isolated harbors on this planet.

Jon Keller holds an MFA from Boise State University. After graduate school, he moved to the coast of Maine and spent several years working aboard a lobster boat and writing for a commercial fishing newspaper. He is now a clam digger on the coast of Maine.

This special event is cosponsored by Sherman’s Bookstore. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the Jesup that evening with a percentage of sales donated to the library.

Contact the library at 288-4245 or [email protected]

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