November 20, 2021
Capacity for this event is limited! A $5 ticket is REQUIRED to attend.
The cost of your ticket can be put toward a purchase of Bennett’s latest novel, The Last First Kiss, at McIntyre’s on the day of the event (11/06). If you order both a ticket and copy of the book online, we will apply the discount for you (this will happen after checkout). To purchase a book or ticket, click here.
Ace Sinclair, now in his seventies, has one eye on a hurricane churning up from the south and the other on his old high school sweetheart, J’nelle Reade, whom he has invited to his Outer Banks beach house for a sentimental journey into their pasts. But the past is with them more than they know, and they are soon pulled into a haunting search among old memories for betrayals, mistakes, missed chances and ultimately the hard truths of their lives. As a dangerous hurricane turns in the Atlantic and heads their way, time runs short, and they must choose between the tidal pull of old dreams and the future’s wide unknown.
WALTER BENNETT, a retired attorney, lives in Chapel Hill, NC and Bozeman, MT, with his wife and dogs.
LEE SMITH was born in the small coal-mining town of Grundy, Virginia. The author of 17 books, including Fair and Tender Ladies, Oral History, the NYT bestseller The Last Girls, he most recent work is a novella and McIntyre’s staff favorite, Blue Marlin.