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  • Writer's pictureJody Ferguson

November 18, 2020 12:00 p.m. - Austin Country Club WA Book Club with Jody Ferguson

I will be speaking at the Austin Country Club WA Book Club on November 18, 2020. This 'virtual' presentation will take place via Zoom. I look forward to discussing my novel, Above the Water with the book club and other Austin Country Club members who are invited to attend.


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Above the Water

My first novel Above the Water is loosely based on several family members and includes anecdotes from my own experiences in East Asia. The title is a play on the Chinese characters for ‘Shanghai,’ which literally translate to ‘above the sea’ denoting the city’s location at the confluence of the Yangtze River and the East China Sea. It is an allegory about the compromises people are forced to make in difficult circumstances. Two lovers, Harry and Viktoria, have been cast apart by war and are making individual sacrifices in their respective journeys to find one another again. It’s a story of love, family, moral ambiguity, and perseverance.

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