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READ LOCAL Onsite | Todd Robert Petersen | It Needs To Look Like We Tried

This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the Finch Lane Art Gallery, 54 Finch Lane, Salt Lake City.

Join Todd Robert Petersen for a reading and signing of his new novel, It Needs To Look Like We Tried

Everyone has a dream, an idea, a goal. But what happens when those desires are thwarted, when dreams and goals fall apart? In It Needs to Look Like We Tried, Todd Robert Petersen explores the ways in which our failures work on the lives of others, weaving an intricate web of interconnected stories.

A fastidious man takes a detour on the way to his father’s wedding and kicks off a series of events that ricochets from the bride to her real estate clients; to a crazed former homeowner and his sister-in-law’s reality TV lover; to a hoarding family whose lives are wrecked by their appearance on the second-rate show. Their daughter decides to escape the gravity of her tiny town with the help of her boyfriend who has a not-quite-legal plan to scrape together enough money to fund their departure.

On their way across the country, these star-crossed lovers encounter our fastidious man, and the Rube Goldberg machine of life continues. Their fling has petered out, and they are driving home, whatever home is left after walking away from everything they abandoned months before.

Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of It Needs To Look Like We Tried from The King's English.

GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of It Needs To Look Like We Tried today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized. 

Event date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Finch Lane Art Gallery
54 Finch Lane
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
It Needs to Look Like We Tried Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781640090651
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Counterpoint LLC - May 1st, 2018