Award-winning author to hold lecture

(Source: Savannah Book Festival)
(Source: Savannah Book Festival)

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Author Jaimy Gordon, who won the 2010 National Book Award for Fiction for Lord of Misrule, will deliver the third annual Ursrey Memorial Lection on Feb. 24.

The award-winning novel explores the gritty world of horse racing, where trainers and jockeys, grooms and hotwalkers, loan sharks and touts all struggle to take an edge, or prove their luck, or just survive, according to the book festival.

The lecture takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Unied Methodist Church at 225 W. President St.

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