City of Lakeport, California

Author Reading: The Wish Machine by Gene Paleno
9/9/2017, starts 2:00 PM

LAKEPORT— Have you ever wished you could go back in time and change a part of your life? Gene Paleno will present his take on that question on September 9 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lakeport branch of Lake County Library located at 1425 N. High St. Paleno, a local author and columnist known for Lake County History, The Porter Conspiracy and The Cleo Chronicles will introduce his sci-fi book The Wish Machine at this free program, which was originally scheduled for August.

In Paleno’s new book, inventor Dr. Candella’s new machine allows people to change past events, but be careful what you wish for. Paleno says of the Wish Machine, “You enter an alternate reality. It's a near perfect duplicate of this world and every bit as real as this one. Once there, you can change anything you wish. You may be there for years but you will return to the present within an hour, none the worse for wear and tear. You will recall everything that happened. You have the satisfaction of knowing you did what you should have done in this world. After a dozen trials with volunteers Dr. Candella enters his own invention. He, like most of us, wants to right a mistake he made when he was young and foolish. He succeeds… but at a cost not imagined.”

Paleno’s book will be available to buy at the presentation.

 For more information about the presentation please call 263-8817.

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