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Event Archive - Grant Hayter-Menzies presents 'Woo, the Monkey Who Inspired Emily Carr': Grant Hayter-Menzies

Tue. March 12th 2019 Bolen Books (All Ages)
7:00 - 8:00 doors at 6:30
Free
Presented by: Bolen Books
Kindred spirits come in many different shapes and sizes. For Emily Carr, world-renowned Canadian artist, hers came in the form of a Javanese macaque named "Woo", whom she traded a pet dog and $35 dollars for in 1923. So began 15 years of incredible companionship and love, clearly laid out by local author Grant Hayter-Menzies in "Woo, the Monkey Who Inspired Emily Carr."

Join us in-store at Bolen Books, at 7:00 PM on March 12th, for a reading and discussion with Grant, and hear the tender story of how Emily and Woo came to meet and, quite tragically, separate.

(NOTE: 40% of Grant Hayter-Menzies' royalties will be donated to Story Book Farm.)

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For over a decade, Grant Hayter-Menzies has specialized in biographies of extraordinary women, publishing the first full length lives of stage and screen stars Charlotte Greenwood and Billie Burke, Chinese-American author Princess Der Ling, diarist Sarah Pike Conger, wife of the American ambassador to China and friend to the controversial Empress D... more info
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