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Monday, August 2, 2010


SPORE II, A Reading and Reception with Thom Nickels Friday, August 13, 2010 at the Lippincott House Mansion B&B, 2023 Locust Street.
Executive Chef Brendan Smith-designed Hors d'oeuvre/Wine/Soda Reception Start: 6:30 pm End: 8:30 pm. Location: Lippincott House, 2023 Locust St. Hosts: Mary Beth and Jack and their little dog, JR. Built in 1897 by the famous publishing family, J.B. Lippincott as a wedding giftfor their granddaughter, the mansion is the perfect environment for SPORE II.

This Philadelphia author has set his new novel in Philadelphia's neighborhoods: Germantown, East Falls, Valley Green (Fairmount Park), Roxborough and Center City. After his wife leaves him on their honeymoon, Dennis. a struggling Philly architect, begins a quest to find out who he is, why he does what he does, and how to understand it all. He begins his mission to liberate the world as a "street preacher," but in so doing, stirs up reactionary forces that want him dead. Dennis's dire warnings shake up the status quo. One warning is that people who do not act on their latent desires will develop diseases caused by a spore and that religions that condemn love in its many forms will not inherit the new kingdom.Will his predictions prove right? Will he be condemned? And, what about the spores? SPORE will leave you wondering about the world you think you know.SPORE is truly a thought-provoking novel that will leave you wondering!

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