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THE FARAWAY NEAR: TOMMY ORANGE

Tommy Orange (Cheyenne, Arapaho) is the author of There There, an electrifying, multi-layered story about a version of America that few of us have seen: the lives of urban Native Americans. Winner of numerous prizes and named a book of the year by everyone from The New York Times to O: The Oprah Magazine, There There follows twelve characters grappling with violence and tenderness, dislocation and communion, and the ways we break and remake tradition in the modern world. Live from California, and frank and generous in his conversation, Tommy speaks about his work and craft, Native American history and culture, and how the pandemic is affecting his communities today.

What is The Faraway Near? Our custom digital venue that has the intimacy of a night at the pub with friends – and a favourite writer. Find out more here.

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Tommy Orange
Saturday, 28th August
TSB Space, Tūranga, 60 Cathedral Square 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm $38/36 (Service fees apply)
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