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Author Visit Elizabeth Berg

Author Visit Elizabeth Berg
New York Times Bestselling Author Elizabeth Berg to visit the Cadillac Wexford Public Library. This is a free but ticketed event. All tickets are spoken for! But you can still attend the book signing after the talk.
  • When Aug 06, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
  • Where Cadillac Wexford Public Library
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone 2317756541
  • Attendees This is a ticketed event for all ages.
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Elizabeth Berg is the best-selling author of more than 30 books, including novels, 2 short story collections, 2 compilations of Facebook entrys, a manual on writing, ESCAPING INTO THE OPEN, and a stage adaptation of her THE PULL OF THE MOON. Her books have been translated into 37 languages and 3 were turned into television movies. OPEN HOUSE was an Oprah Winfrey Book Club selection and she also appeared on the show with TALK BEFORE SLEEP and FAMILY TRADITIONS. She received the New England Booksellers Association award for her body of work, The American Library Association’s Book of the Year, and was nominated for an ABBY, an award for bookseller’s favorite books. Elizabeth has been honored by both the Boston and Chicago Public Libraries and is popular and entertaining public speaker.

 

Elizabeth was born on December 2, 1948 in St. Paul, Minnesota. When she was 3, her father re-enlisted in the Army and she grew up on bases from Texas to Germany, sometimes attending as many as three schools a year. Returning to this country she worked as a receptionist in a law firm, a waitress, an actress in an improvisational theater group and the lead singer in a rock band. She later attended the University of Minnesota and St. Catherine’s University, where she earned a nursing degree. She says that her 10 years as a registered nurse was her “school” for writing – taking care of patients taught her a lot about human nature, about hope and fear and love and loss regret and triumph and especially about relationships, often the focus of her work.

 

Elizabeth lives in Oak Park, Illinois with her partner Bill, dog Gabby, and cat Gracie.

 

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