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ANTHONY DOERR - All the Light We Cannot See
Thursday, April 6th at 7pm
speaking & signing
All the Light We Cannot See
Central Presbyterian Church
Texas Book Festival
- Tickets are now available.
- Tickets are only available via Brown Paper Tickets. They are not available in-store.
- Regular tickets cost $20 (plus service fee) and include one paperback copy of All the Light We Cannot See.
- VIP tickets, supporting Texas Book Festival, cost $25 (plus service fee) include one paperback copy of All the Light We Cannot See and 8 limited edition Texas Book Festival notecards (pictured below).
- Each ticket admits ONE person to the Central Presbyterian Church for this event.
- Seating is general admission; first come, first served.
Please note: Tickets will be processed by Brown Paper Tickets, not BookPeople. Brown Paper Tickets will issue a refund of the full face value of your tickets and the service fee within 12 hours of purchase or if the event is canceled or postponed. After that 12 hour period, tickets are non-refundable. If you purchase a ticket, cannot attend the event, and cannot refund the ticket via Brown Paper Tickets, we will hold a copy of All the Light We Cannot See for you at BookPeople for 30 days after the date of the event. You may not pick up the book in advance of the event.
- This event is being held at the Central Presbyterian Church (200 E 8th Street), NOT at BookPeople.
- Doors open at 6:00PM. Event begins at 7:00PM
- Books and Tickets will be available at will call the night of the event. Books and tickets will not be available at BookPeople prior to the event.
- After Anthony Doerr speaks, he will sign books. You will receive a lettered signing line ticket when you arrive on site noting your place in the line. We will call you up in groups of 50 for the book signing.
- Give us a call (512) 472-5050
- Or shoot us an email: online (at) bookpeople.com
ABOUT ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the stunningly beautiful instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.
Marie-Laure lives in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where her father works. When she is twelve, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.
In a mining town in Germany, Werner Pfennig, an orphan, grows up with his younger sister, enchanted by a crude radio they find that brings them news and stories from places they have never seen or imagined. Werner becomes an expert at building and fixing these crucial new instruments and is enlisted to use his talent to track down the resistance. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another.
Doerr’s “stunning sense of physical detail and gorgeous metaphors” (San Francisco Chronicle) are dazzling. Ten years in the writing, a National Book Award finalist, All the Light We Cannot See is a magnificent, deeply moving novel from a writer “whose sentences never fail to thrill” (Los Angeles Times).
ABOUT ANTHONY DOERR
Anthony Doerr is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See. He is also the author of two story collections Memory Wall and The Shell Collector, the novel About Grace, and the memoir Four Seasons in Rome. He has won four O. Henry Prizes, the Rome Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award, the National Magazine Award for fiction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Story Prize. Doerr lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two sons.
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