Muse, a sixteen-year-old American slave, travels to Paris in 1855 and becomes the pursuit of a French Bounty Hunter.
About this Event
Our next Literary Series selection is The Awakening of La Muse by S.R. Strickland.
It will be held on July 14th at 4 pm at the Stella Adler Theatre. Excerpts from the novel will be performed by professional actors. The Awakening of La Muse is about Muse, a sixteen-year-old American slave, driven by a secret that nurtures her spirit but binds her to a crippling silence, is petrified when she travels with her owners to Europe. The journey sweeps her from the rocky dirt roads of a plantation to the elegant avenues of Paris. In 1855, she escapes but soon learns a French bounty hunter is in pursuit. When the day of reckoning arrives, she battles for the right to liberty.
A short talkback with the author immediately following the performance.