Avid Bookshop presents local author Larry Acquaviva for his book Nobody Cares Who You Are: The Life and Times of Aceman, A Widespread Panic Roadie, Book 1: The Search for His Muse on Saturday, May 20, from 6:30-7:30p.m. at the Prince Ave. bookshop location. There is no admission charge.
This author event will follow this format: author introduction, author speaks and reads an excerpt while backed by the band The Honey Sliders, author fields questions from the audience, author signs books and has time to mingle and talk to bookshop guests.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
This is the story of a very confused young man who grew up in a volatile home, was guided by music, witnessed the downfall of Detroit and set out to find his muse. Along the way, he made some discoveries about the world and himself, barely survived many situations and lived to tell the tale. The book covers Larry Acquaviva's life from birth to age twenty and sets the stage for books two through five. Nobody Cares Who You Are is a journey of the mind, body and soul.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Larry Acquaviva was born on the east side of Detroit in 1965. Music was the first thing he gravitated towards. After high school, he tried some college, then hitchhiked across America in search of his muse. He met the boys of Widespread Panic in Athens in the fall of 1987 and traveled with them for five years, then set out on his own in 1992. He married his wife in 1995, and since then has produced radio plays, films, and children's books, recorded hundreds of songs, and played live countless times. He has traveled all over America, up into Canada, down into Mexico, and through Guatemala. Over the course of four years, he has written seven books. Since meeting in high school, he and his wife have lived in Michigan, Georgia, Texas, and Georgia again. They have no children and one cat.