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Frank Santoro at Carnegie Library (Oakland)

Pittsburgh is the story of a family, and a city. Frank Santoro (Storeyville and Pompeii) faces a straightforward yet heart-rending reality: His parents, once high-school sweethearts, now never speak to each other—despite working in the same building. An extraordinary reimagining of the comics form to depict the processes of memory, and a powerful, searching account of a family taking shape, falling apart, and struggling to reinvent itself, as the city around them does the same.

This free event is at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Oakland and is part of the Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Made Local series. White Whale is proud to be the official bookseller. Register here.

Later Event: November 11
Madeline Miller at Carnegie Music Hall