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Lawrence Block: The True Story of a Fictional Drunks Recovery
Cinema Village
New York, CA
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Lawrence Block: The True Story of a Fictional Drunks Recovery
New York, NY   Award-Winning author Lawrence Block discusses one of his most beloved characters, Matthew Scudder,  on Wednesday Sept. 28, 2016 at 8:00 pm at Cinema Village 22 E. 12th Street, New York City, NY.  10003.  This is the symposium bit of the 5th Annual REEL Recovery Film Festival & Symposium.

Author of over 150 novels, Mr. Block will discuss the devo/evolution of sober private eye, Matthew Scudder. The ex-cop first appeared in print in 1976 in The Sins of the Fathers, as a hard-drinking, defrocked New York cop, now working as an unlicensed private investigator.

To no ones surprise, except perhaps to Lawrence Block himself, at the end of the fifth novel of the series in 1982, Eight Million Ways to Die, Matthew Scudder walks into an AA meeting and utters those eight life-saving words:  My name is Matthew Scudder and I am an alcoholic.

Matthew follows the precepts of AA, goes to meetings, gets a sponsor (who owns a print shop,) and doesnt drink again through the next eleven novels.  Mr. Block will discuss how Matthews lifestyle did and didnt mirror his own, and if Scudder wasnt the only one who found recovery through the 12 Steps and a little luck.  

Dont miss this extraordinary opportunity to hear a master storyteller tell his most important story of all.

Mr. Block has generously agreed to sign books after the meeting. Hell sign up to three books that you bring with you, and will bring a limited quantity of books for sale. Tickets $20.00 purchase through Brown Paper Tickets.

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Cinema Village (View)
22 E 12th St
New York, CA 10003
United States


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Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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