SLCL Foundation Presents Bestselling Fiction Writer Emily Giffin

Date: 
Fri, 05/16/2014 (All day)
The St. Louis County Library Foundation is pleased to present sensationally popular author Emily Giffin for a discussion and signing of her latest novel "The One & Only" on Friday, May 30 at 7:00 p.m. at Library Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
 
The program is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase at the event from Left Bank Books. The event will be an onstage interview with KTRS's McGraw Milhaven.
 
In her eagerly awaited new novel, beloved New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin returns with an extraordinary story of love and loyalty--and an unconventional heroine struggling to reconcile both.
 
Thirty-three-year-old Shea Rigsby has spent her entire life in Walker, Texas--a small college town that lives and dies by football, a passion she unabashedly shares. Raised alongside her best friend, Lucy, the daughter of Walker's legendary head coach, Clive Carr, Shea was too devoted to her hometown team to leave. Instead she stayed in Walker for college, even taking a job in the university athletic department after graduation, where she has remained for more than a decade.
 
But when an unexpected tragedy strikes the tight-knit Walker community, Shea's comfortable world is upended, and she begins to wonder if the life she's chosen is really enough for her. As she finally gives up her safety net to set out on an unexpected path, Shea discovers unsettling truths about the people and things she has always trusted most--and is forced to confront her deepest desires, fears, and secrets.
 
Thoughtful, funny, and brilliantly observed, "The One & Only" is a luminous novel about finding your passion, following your heart, and, most of all, believing in something bigger than yourself . . . the one and only thing that truly makes life worth living.
 
Emily Giffin is the author of six New York Times bestselling novels: "Something Borrowed," "Something Blue," "Baby Proof," "Love the One You're With," "Heart of the Matter," and "Where We Belong."
 
Program sites are accessible. Upon two weeks notice, accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities. Contact St. Louis County Library by phone 314-994-3300 or visit www.slcl.org.
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