Author Talk

Author Talk
Dr. Gina R. Prince

Dr. Gina R. Prince Author Talk

In her debut novel, Born into Sin Transformed into Destiny, Dr. Gina R. Prince shares how the death of her father, when she was just 5 years old, left her with abandonment and identity issues. She later turned to drugs and sex to fill the void. Finally, she tried God who was waiting for her with open arms.  
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Fantasy Writer Tom Doyle Author Talk

Tom Doyle is the author of a contemporary fantasy series. In his first novel, American Craftsmen, two modern magician soldiers fight their way through the legacies of Poe and Hawthorne as they attempt to destroy an undying evil - and not kill each other first.
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David Nicholson: "Flying Home: Seven Stories of the Secret City"

Come hear David Nicholson talk about his book Flying Home: Seven Stories of the Secret City. In this collection of seven short stories Nicholson writes of the a Washington, D.C. worlds away from the heroic statues, white marble monuments, and broad, tree-lined avenues. His characters are ordinary working men and women -- maids, taxi drivers, janitors, barbers and handymen.
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David Nicholson: "Flying Home:Seven Stories of the Secret City"

Come hear David Nicholson talk about his book Flying Home: Seven Stories of the Secret City. In this collection of seven short stories Nicholson writes of the a Washington, D.C. worlds away from the heroic statues, white marble monuments, and broad, tree-lined avenues. His characters are ordinary working men and women -- maids, taxi drivers, janitors, barbers and handymen.
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Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There

Dr. Andrew K. Johnston, geographer from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, will explore the connection and social implications between time and navigation history in his new book, Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There.
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S Street Rising'

Join author Ruben Castaneda  as he shares his professional experiences around S Street NW as a crime reporter in late 1980s and 1990s Washington. S Street Rising is a study of the city itself as it tried to rise above an era of crime and violence that earned Washington the title of “Murder Capital.”
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Author Talk: Out From the Shadow

Dynamic author Maurice A. Butler speaks about the first African-American Secret Service Agent, Charles L. Gittens. If you think you know about the work of the United States Secret Service, please think again. Come to hear astounding details about this dedicated and courageous Secret Service Agent.
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Author Talk: Out From the Shadow

Dynamic author Maurice A. Butler speaks about the first African-American Secret Service Agent, Charles L. Gittens. If you think you know about the work of the United States Secret Service, please think again. Come to hear astounding details about this dedicated and courageous Secret Service Agent. The date is July 30 and the talk begins at 7pm.
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Maurice Butler: 'Out From the Shadow'

Come into the library and listen to author Maurice Butler discuss his book about the first black Secret Service agent, Charles L. Gittens.This is a story about a man who came from humble beginnings and ended up at the crest of power in Washington and Moscow. The story takes us into the depths of a racially segregated South to the desperate streets of New York City where criminals and crime fighters fought for control and to an America reeling from the assassination of its political leaders.

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