Discussion to Highlight Intriguing Novel by Local Author
|May 11, 2007|
|The public is invited to meet with local author R.W. Dutch Schoenecker to discuss his new novel, "Opposite of Darkness," published this year by Outskirts Press of Denver, Colo. Schoenecker, a retired English instructor from Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) Cambridge Campus, has set this fiction-fantasy novel in an unspecified future. The protagonist, Gideon Amsel has a near-death experience and is asked to interview twelve historical figures in the "netherworld" and to bring their messages back to earth. Critics are saying the novel offers intriguing answers to unspoken questions.|
||R.W. Dutch Schoenecker, retired Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) English faculty member and author of "Opposite of Darkness," will discuss his novel: Tuesday, May 29, Cambridge Campus, Room E202, 7-8 p.m.; and Thursday, May 31, Coon Rapids Campus Library, 7-8 p.m.|
Two discussion sessions are planned: Tuesday, May 29, Cambridge Campus, Room E202, 7-8 p.m.; and Thursday, May 31, Coon Rapids Campus Library, 7-8 p.m.
The discussions, open to alumni, faculty, staff and area residents, are part of the Alumni Events program series sponsored by the Office of Alumni Relations at ARCC.
Attendees are encouraged to read the book and come prepared with comments and questions for discussion, but everyone is invited to attend.
The novel is available through Barnes & Noble, Borders Books, Amazon.com and at the college bookstores. An excerpt of the novel is available on the Anoka-Ramsey Community College web site at www.anokaramsey.edu/alumni/excerpt.cfm.