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Author Will Discuss The Legend of Quito Road June 10
For release: May 10, 2006
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Author Dwight Fryer will debut his first novel, The Legend of Quito Road, June 10 at 2 p.m. at the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis. The novel chronicles the story of a 13-year-old boy whose religious father teaches him to make illegal whiskey in 1932 Lucy, Tenn.

Fryer will give a presentation, followed by a reading, book signing, and reception. The event is free and open to the public. The book is being published by Kimani Press.

A history enthusiast, Fryer is descended from a family of farm workers who lived on Ames Plantation near Grand Junction, Tenn. He is an ordained Christian minister and an international marketing manager at a global transportation company based in Memphis.

Fryer earned a bachelor of business administration degree from the U of M in 1980. He is working on his second novel.

For more information, please visit http://fedex.memphis.edu/dfryer.shtml.

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