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"Mystery Characters," with moderator, Catherine Maiorisi and panelists, Lyndsay Faye, Sharon Linnea, Julia Pomeroy and Cornelia Reade of Mystery Writers of America -- New York Chapter.

April 30, 2013

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Mid-Manhattan Library

 What is it that really draws you into a book and doesn’t let go until the end?  Is it plot, the setting, or the writing itself?  For most readers, it’s the characters.  Some of us look for characters we can identify with, others for heroes.  But the most memorable characters are both everyman and hero, specific and universal.   Join our panelists as they talk about a reluctant NYPD policeman working the notorious Five Points slum in 1845, a fierce down-on-her luck WASP desperately trying to hold her family together, a widowed Army chaplain who becomes the lynchpin in an archaeological hunt, and a once famous actress suddenly forced to face her past.