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Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes Derek McFadden,novelist and fan of all things creative to the studio. Derek McFadden is the author of the novel What Death Taught Terrence, available in February of 2020 wherever fine books are shelved. Other works of note include the well-regarded Prose From A Grandson To A Senior Fellow. Born with a mild case of cerebral palsy, his is "a voice for those whose voices have yet to be heard," according to the online publication Audacity Magazine.

My friend Derek McFadden has a mild case of cerebral palsy yet he has pushed himself to be a creative force of nature. He enjoys all creative things including movies, television, reading and writing. His book, WHAT DEATH TAUGHT TERRENCE has just released to wide acclaim. We discussed all of these things last night on Authors on the Air. I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as I did.

About WHAT DEATH TAUGHT TERRENCE: "In What Death Taught Terrence, Derek McFadden builds a world that satisfies both our desire for imagination and our need for personal introspection. I found this story immediately immersive, and it stuck with me long after I finished. McFadden is doing something rare in today's fiction-exploring the limits of what we will believe to form a better understanding of who we are."

- Alex Dolan, author of The Euthanist and The Empress Of Tempera

Life is a journey. So is the afterlife.

At the end of his life, Terrence McDonald must discover its meaning, or he'll be banished from the afterlife forever, and his soul will cease to exist.

Join Terrence-and those who love him-on a poignant and unforgettable journey through a life at once wonderful and harrowing. Learn what Terrence learns. See what Terrence sees. By this proactive story's end, readers may even learn a thing or two about themselves.


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