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      October 9, 2019

      Wednesday   7:00 PM

      6428 South McClintock Drive
      Tempe, Arizona 85283

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      Changing Hands presents Augusten Burroughs: Toil & Trouble

      The #1 New York Times bestselling author visits Changing Hands Tempe with a stunning new memoir that is tender, touching ... and just a little spooky. EVENT GUIDELINES CHECK-IN at the front information counter in Changing Hands Tempe beginning at 6:30pm. SEATING opens at 6:30pm and is determined by letter group printed on signing line voucher handed out at check-in. PICK UP YOUR BOOK(S) at Changing Hands Tempe on event day beginning at 6:30pm. SIGNING LINE forms after the event by letter group printed on signing line vouchers handed out at check-in. EVENT GUIDELINES may be subject to changes. REFUNDS will not be issued within seven days of the event. If you miss the event, tickets are non-refundable. In order to receive your book you will need to contact us within 30 days of the event. After 30 days, you will receive a trade credit to Changing Hands Bookstore for the cost of the book + tax. "Here’s a partial list of things I don’t believe in: God. The Devil. Heaven. Hell. Bigfoot. Ancient Aliens. Past lives. Life after death. Vampires. Zombies. Reiki. Homeopathy. Rolfing. Reflexology. Note that 'witches' and 'witchcraft' are absent from this list. The thing is, I wouldn’t believe in them, and I would privately ridicule any idiot who did, except for one thing: I am a witch." For as long as Augusten Burroughs could remember, he knew things he shouldn't have known. He manifested things that shouldn't have come to pass. And he told exactly no one about this, save one person: his mother. His mother reassured him that it was all perfectly normal, that he was descended from a long line of witches, going back to the days of the early American colonies. And that this family tree was filled with witches. It was a bond that he and his mother shared--until the day she left him in the care of her psychiatrist to be raised in his family (but that's a whole other story). After that, Augusten was on his own. On his own to navigate the world of this tricky power; on his own to either use or misuse this gift. From the hilarious to the terrifying, Toil & Trouble is a chronicle of one man's journey to understand himself, to reconcile the powers he can wield with things with which he is helpless. There are very few things that are coincidences, as you will learn in Toil & Trouble. Ghosts are real, trees can want to kill you, beavers are the spawn of Satan, houses are alive, and in the end, love is the most powerful magic of all.

      Categories: Literary & Books

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