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Appalachian’s Visiting Writers Series Begins Sept. 6 with Novella Carpenter, Author of ‘Farm City’

Aug. 21, 2012. A look at urban farming opens the Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University for fall 2012. Novella Carpenter, author of “Farm City,” will speak on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Plemmons Student Union’s Blue Ridge Ballroom. Carpenter’s book chronicles her efforts to live off the land on the fringes of an urban ghetto in Oakland, Calif.

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