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‘Running Out of Night’ Book Launch Party
Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Luis Obispo author Sharon Lovejoy celebrates the release of her debut middle grade novel Running Out of Night (Delacorte Press/Penguin Random House) with a launch party and signing to benefit the California State Landmark Dallidet Adobe and Gardens.
Set in 1858 Virginia, Running Out of Night is the tale of the incredible journey of an abused twelve-year-old white girl and an escaped slave girl who run away together and form a bond of friendship while seeking freedom. Kirkus Review describes it as “Lush, detailed, total-immersion storytelling.” Publisher’s Weekly calls it “…a tense account of the perils facing those who sought freedom in the lead-up to the Civil War.”
Lovejoy will give a brief talk and reading from her book followed by a booksigning. Lovejoy’s previous best selling, award winning nature and garden books will be available for sale. No host bar.
Proceeds from this event will be generously donated to support the restoration of an arbor in the Dallidet Gardens.