Elaine Orr - 'Swimming Between Worlds' (Signing Line Ticket event)

Author of A Different Sun, the memoir Gods of Noonday: A White Girl’s African Life, and two scholarly works, Elaine Orr grew up in Nigeria and is now a professor of English at NC State University. Swimming Between Worlds, her forthcoming novel set in Winston-Salem, explores the relationship between three young people – 2 white, 1 black; 2 men, 1 woman - as their lives entwine during the American Civil Rights movement. We are excited to welcome the critically acclaimed author to share her new novel. 

Receive a signing line ticket and reserve your seat with a QRB purchase of Swimming Between Worlds

“A smart and tender tale. I was left with admiration for Orr’s exquisite prose along with an awareness of one simple truth: sometimes it takes living in another culture to better understand your own. A beautiful book.”—Diane Chamberlain, bestselling author of The Silent Sister

Event date: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
North Hills
4209-100 Lassiter Mill Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
Swimming Between Worlds Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425282731
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Berkley Books - April 3rd, 2018

From the critically acclaimed writer of A Different Sun, a Southern coming-of-age novel that sets three very different young people against the tumultuous years of the American civil rights movement...