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One Author Kearney (Adult, Teen)

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Kearney Public Library Foundation and Kearney Public Library proudly presents an evening with authors Nancy Horan and Gail Tsukiyama. Join us for an evening of conversation and readings.  A book signing will follow the presentations.

Nancy Horan is the author of two novels. Loving Frank (2007) chronicles a little-known chapter in the life of legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and his client, Mamah Cheney. Loving Frank remained on the New York Times Bestseller list for over a year. Under the Wide and Starry Sky, a TODAY Book Club pick and one of the Washington Post’s top fiction books of 2014, explores the unlikely relationship of Robert Louis Stevenson and his spirited American wife, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson. “RLS has been credited with a wonderful observation: ‘Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.’ That summarizes what I find so engaging in writing about real people and events,” says Horan. “I want to understand how the characters arrived at the banquet, and how they dealt with the results.”

A native of Springfield, IL and a graduate of the University of Illinois where she studied literature, Nancy Horan was a teacher and journalist before turning to fiction writing. A longtime Chicagoan, she now lives and writes on an island in Puget Sound.


Free tickets will be available August 5 at KPL with a limit of two per person. This will be the 6th Annual One Author event, a collaborative project of the Kearney Public Library Foundation and the Kearney Public Library.

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