Sat, June 21, 2008 1:00 P.M.
Lovett Memorial Library
Join us for a Mt. Airy First! Three local authors with a global and historical perspective appearing at the following times:
Lori L. Tharps | Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love and Spain, 1:15 p.m.
Elizabeth Farmer Jarvis | Mount Airy, 2:30 p.m.
Michael Kleiner | Beyond the Cold: An American's Warm Portrait of Norway, 3:45 p.m.
1:15 Lori. L Tharps | Kinky Gazpacho: Life, Love and Spain
Lori L. Tharps is a freelance journalist, editor, author and teacher of magazine writing at Temple University.
Kinky Gazpacho chronicles Lori’s travels to Spain to discover her destiny. Travelogue, romance, mystery and racial coming of age, Tharps's memoir provides an entirely new perspective on Spain and its people.
2:30 Elizabeth Farmer Jarvis | Mount Airy
Mount Airy contains 223 vintage photographs, many never before published, from family albums and historical archives. With this in-depth photographic history of the neighborhood’s past, Mt. Airy residents can more wholly appreciate the vibrant community we have today. Liz co-authored Chestnut Hill and authored Chestnut Hill Revisited.
3:45 Michael Kleiner | Beyond the Cold: An American’s Warm Portrait of Norway
Beyond the Cold traces Mt. Airy resident Michael Kleiner’s affinity and passion for the people and culture of Norway, from his childhood to adulthood, discovering a country that is more than cold weather. He will share slides of his experiences and the beautiful country including his travels above the Arctic Circle.
Michael is the immediate past President of the Mt. Airy Business Association, operates Michael Kleiner Public Relations and Web Design, and received The Communicator Award of Excellence in Feature Writing in 2003.