Jodi Picoult and Lisa See - October 15th at 7pm
Join us for an evening with acclaimed best selling authors Jodi Picoult and Lisa See as they discuss Jodi's new book "A Spark of Light."
"A Spark of Light" is a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis.
The warm fall day starts like any other at the Centera womens reproductive health services clinicits staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts in and opens fire, taking all inside hostage.
After rushing to the scene, Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator, sets up a perimeter and begins making a plan to communicate with the gunman. As his phone vibrates with incoming text messages he glances at it and, to his horror, finds out that his fifteen-year-old daughter, Wren, is inside the clinic.
Jodi Picoult one of the most fearless writers of our timetackles a complicated issue in this gripping and nuanced novel. How do we balance the rights of pregnant women with the rights of the unborn they carry? What does it mean to be a good parent? A Spark of Light will inspire debate, conversation . . . and, hopefully, understanding.
Lisa See is a New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, Shanghai Girls, Dreams of Joy, and, most recently, China Dolls. Lisa See has brilliantly illuminated the strong bonds between women.
Hermosa Beach Community Theatre (View)
710 Pier Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
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