Book Notes, Dec. 2, 2012
Memoir among books at area signings
Kidnapping, death and forgiveness weave their way through a memoir by Annabelle Kindig Miglia.
In “Footsteps Out of Darkness,” Miglia recounts her memories of being abducted in 1972 at age 11 in a “compelling story of recovery and powerful growth to forgiveness of the perpetrator that tried to kill her and succeeded in killing her childhood friend 40 years ago,” according to the author.
Miglia will be signing copies of her memoir from 1–5 p.m. Saturday at an open house at Graystone Winery, 3352 F Road.
Her website is footstepsoutofdarkness.com.
Other area upcoming book-signings include:
■ Rod Martinez, author of “The Best Grand Junction Hikes,” will give a presentation and sign copies of his book from 2–4 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 2451 Patterson Road.
■ Reid Lance Rosenthal will have a signing for his book “Uncompaghre: Where Water Turns Rock Red” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Barnes & Noble Booksellers.
■ Carol Crawford McManus will have a book-signing from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Walgreens, 240 West Park Drive. McManus is the author of “Ida” and “Bess.”
Retreat scholarship applications due
Scholarship applications are due Friday for the women’s writing and wellness retreat “Writing the Sacred: The Practice of Compassion” set for Jan. 3–6.
The retreat at St. Benedict’s Monastery at Old Snowmass will be led by writer Sandra Dorr and yoga instructor Susan Crosby. Full cost of the retreat is $410 (commuters, $290).