Sojourns and Compendiums - A Mini-Literary Festival

Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 1:00pm
Ten copies of each title will be given away. First come, first serve, limit one per attendee.
Join Harper Davis Publishers as they celebrate the release of their latest titles in a delightful day of Travel Through Literature hosted at Book Passage in Corte Madera. From as far away as Athens, Greece, to as close as Mill Valley, California, each title presented is your passport to a fascinating region and a captivating read. This event offers you an extraordinary voyage, and you don’t even need to pack! Join us for crafts and photography, regional foods and music, all of which will enhance your appreciation of the locales featured in the readings of both new and familiar books by six spectacular authors:
Patricia V. Davis, Harlot’s Sauce: A Memoir of Food, Family, Love, Loss, and Greece ($13.95)
(Athens, Greece)
(Mill Valley, California)
Stewart HarrisonHack ($16.95)
(Marin County, California)
(Gloucester, Massachusetts)
Amanda McTigueGoing to Solace ($16.95)
(The Blue Ridge Mountains)
Susanna Solomon, The Sheriff’s Calls in The Point Reyes Light
(Point Reyes, California)

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Breast Strokes: Two Friends Journal Through the Unexpected Gifts of Cancer Cover Image
ISBN: 9780981915395
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harper Davis Publishing - March 20th, 2010

This chronicle is an inspiring and moving exchange between two dear friends who, when cancer struck one, the other asked, "How can I help?" The surprising response was, "Write with me " This journal makes a great gift for anyone dealing with cancer treatments ─ whether their own or a loved one's.

Hack Cover Image
ISBN: 9780985493028
Availability: Special Order
Published: Harper Davis Publishing - July 14th, 2012

When a film producer arrives at the California Heritage Gallery to view Hack's paintings, he's accompanied by the artist's childhood sweetheart, a woman he hasn't seen in twenty years except in dreams, where she appears almost nightly, a heavenly image of beauty and light. Now Hack is overwhelmed with desire and despair, for she's the trophy wife of a rich man.

The Marvelous Journals of Miss Virginia Pettingill Cover Image
ISBN: 9780981915333
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Published: Harper Davis Publishing - July 14th, 2012

Set in the fishing town of Gloucester, Massachusetts during the 1921-1922 school year, The Marvelous Journals of Miss Virginia Pettingill features the private writings of a short, bespectacled, precocious seventh grader who has the ability of Sight which she must keep secret from everyone except her best friend.

Going to Solace Cover Image
ISBN: 9780985493004
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HD Media Press Inc - July 14th, 2012

It's Thanksgiving week, 1989. We're in Big Piney and Little Piney, two hollows near the town of Garnet in the Blue Ridge Mountains. A handful of mismatched folks - some country people, some far-flung, fancy people - discover they have one thing in common: someone they know is sick, real sick, dying sick. Their paths cross at a local hospice called Solace.