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Carelle Stein

Meet Gracie Swan. She’s a probate lawyer. She’s just been ordered by the Judge to inventory her client’s refrigerator. Now she’s on her way to Duluth in a blizzard with Quinn, a cab driver/physicist/rich guy, sort of (and what kind of occupation is that?) Quinn’s got a problem too because his superconducting synchrotron is out-of-whack and seemingly connected to Gracie. Their discussion ranges from the Theory of Everything to Taxes to Syzygies and everything in between. Oh, and don’t forget about the dead guys. Needless to say, there’ll be a lot happening in the next six days in the life of this particular probate lawyer.

This is a funny, sassy novel about a woman lawyer who’s trying to understand what the heck’s going on.

Susan Mrosek, a Tucson artist and author herself, produced the amazing cover art for the book.

So, come meet Carelle Stein, the author of The Sixth Spoon: The Tale of a Probate Lawyer Gone Weird,” as she introduces her book at the Tucson Festival of Books on Sunday, March 3, 2019, between 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Carelle has drawn from her many experiences as a woman and a lawyer to share some maybe odd, maybe unusual, but certainly quite real insights into the practice of law and how we all are connected to one another.

Carelle was born in Duluth, Minnesota. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School. She is admitted to both the Minnesota and Iowa State Bars. Her husband is the owner of Stein Century Farm in Fort Madison, Iowa. Carelle has been traveling and teaching in Eastern Europe, enjoys music, art, architecture and design. She practices yoga and dances as often as she can. She has also attained 4th Rank in Shorin Ryu Karate. Carelle can usually be found somewhere in the great fly-over zone with her husband, Ted, where she is famous for not answering her cell phone. This is her first book.

Scheduled events:
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Fiction (Seats 10)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Authors: Carelle Stein, Steven Maricic, Linda Addison, Mendy Sobol, Georgann Prochaska, Jennifer Spiegel, Elena Hartwell, Sallie Cochren, Rafael Reyes-Ruiz, Debra Cunningham

The Sixth Spoon: The Tale of a Probate Lawyer Gone Weird
Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror
Carelle Stein
November 2015
ISBN 9780996689915
406 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

What happens if you put a probate lawyer, a physicist/cab driver, a Minnesota Rollergirl, and some dead people all together in a slightly irreverent story? Well, you get this book. More/less

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