Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Nancy Rawles Reads on Lopez Island


The Lopez Island Family Resource Center brings award-winning Seattle novelist, playwright, and educator, Nancy Rawles, toread from her highly-acclaimed book, "My Jim," Saturday, July 18, at Lopez Center.

My Jim (Three Rivers Press, 2005) re-imagines Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn from the slave's perspective. The story is a testament to the power of love and longing for freedom, and the survival of families and tradition even in the cruelest of times. Feel free to google Nancy and/or "My Jim," to discover quite an array of activities as "My Jim" was selected for Seattle Reads 2009, sponsored by the Seattle Public Library.

Saturday, July 18, on Lopez.
1:00 PM at the Lopez Library for a free "Meet the Author" event
5 - 7 PM at Lopez Center for Community and the Arts. Hors d’oeuvres from the Bay CafĂ©, wine from local vinyards and chocolates from Orpheus Chocolates. Program starts at 5:30.
This special fundraising event for the Lopez Island Family Resource Center highlights the importance of story and strengthening of families in small communities. Tickets, $25 per person, are for sale at the LIFRC office. Call 360-468-4117.