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Books: Anker Frankoni shares debut novel at Village Books

Anker Frankoni shares his debut novel, “Mexican Eskimo,” Aug. 20 at Village Books.
Anker Frankoni shares his debut novel, “Mexican Eskimo,” Aug. 20 at Village Books. Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

Anker Frankoni shares poems, songs, stories, and passages from the first release in his “Mexican Eskimo” trilogy at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, at Village Books, 1200 11th St., as he explains the complex turn of events that led him down the writers’ path.

Frankoni is on his book tour in a vintage 1983 Bluebird Wanderlodge dubbed the #FollowUsBus.

What he calls an “intricate layer-cake of commingled family trees and karmic collisions,” his novel is a true-to-life love story about finding forgiveness, trust, and hope with a lifeline of spiritual guidance, amidst generations of anger and neglect, substance abuse and suicide.

Ten percent of his writer’s income goes to nonprofit groups working to stop child abuse.

More on the book: mexicaneskimo.com.

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