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September 29, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Woodbury Room
Jones Library
43 Amity Street

Amherst, MA 01002
TT Mann Ace Detective
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Book Launch with Local Author Gerald McFarland

Saturday, September 29, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for the book launch of Gerald McFarland's newest book, T.T. Mann, Ace Detective, just published by Levellers Press.

Meet author Gerald McFarland as he reads from and talks about his new book, featuring detective T.T. Mann. Six feet tall and weighing only twenty-two pounds, T.T. Mann is the perfect protagonist for this light-hearted take on the detective genre. Unlike the hard-boiled private investigators of noir detective fiction, T.T. is a gentle fellow who is shy with women, but he’s not without resources, notably his excellent martial arts skills. With help from his girlfriend Rosie and his brother Flat Mann, T.T. deals entertainingly with dangerous and daunting cases that arise in San Francisco, circa 1955.

About the author:
Gerald W. McFarland is the author of award-winning books in both nonfiction and fiction.  During his time teaching U.S. History at UMass-Amherst, he published a number of nonfiction titles.  Since his retirement, he has turned to writing fiction, including the Buenaventura Trilogy, set in 18th century New Mexico.