Authors Antoinette Constable and Joanna Biggar | Book Launch & Discussion | Thu. Mar. 12 at 7 PM

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March 12, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Please join us on Thursday, March 12th at 7:00 PM to welcome two local authors, Antoinette Constable and Joanna Biggar in a discussion of their novels about courageous female characters caught in pivotal historic events.

Antoinette Constable will read from her debut YA novel, NATALIE IN THE SHADOW OF THE SWASTIKA, about a young girl coming of age in WWII occupied France. Joanna Biggar, author and teacher of creative writing and literature, joins in a discussion of the importance of setting in novels. Both authors have used Paris and other European cities of rich historical context to inspire vivid stories about self-determined young women. Natalie is set in 1940s Paris and Montreux, Switzerland. Joanna’s first novel, THAT PARIS YEAR, features five young women from California studying at the Sorbonne in Paris in 1962. The recently published sequel, MELANIE’S SONG, centers on the mysterious disappearance of one of the young women, and follows her friend’s determined search for her in the socially turbulent late-1960s and early-1970s— the era of Woodstock and Watergate.

Natalie In the Shadow of the Swastika Cover Image
By Antoinette Constable, Jim Shubin I. (Cover Design by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781733181945
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vesinet Books - January 9th, 2020

Melanie’s Song  Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781942892106
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Santa Fe Writer's Project - October 1st, 2019

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6120 LaSalle Avenue
Oakland, CA 94611
United States