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An Evening with Mary Laura Philpott
April 18 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM$35
Burritt On the Mountain is pleased to bring bestselling author (and Rocket City Mom book club pick), Mary Laura Philpott back to Huntsville to celebrate the launch of her new book, Bomb Shelter: Love, Time, and Other Explosives. The event will include a talk by Mary Laura, followed by a book signing. Doors open at 6:00 pm and the conversation begins at 6:30 pm. A cash bar will be available, as well as light appetizers.
$35, and include a copy of the book Bomb Shelter
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Additional copies of Bomb Shelter and I Miss You When I Blink will be for sale at the event by The Snail on the Wall.
About the Book:
A lifelong worrier, Philpott always kept an eye out for danger, a habit that only intensified when she became a parent. But she looked on the bright side, too, believing that as long as she cared enough, she could keep her loved ones safe. Then, in the dark of one quiet, pre-dawn morning, she woke to a terrible sound—and found her teenage son unconscious on the floor. In the aftermath of a crisis that darkened her signature sunny spirit, she wondered: If this happened, what else could happen? And how do any of us keep going when we can’t know for sure what’s coming next?
Leave it to the writer whose critically acclaimed debut had us “laughing and crying on the same page” (NPR) to illuminate what it means to move through life with a soul made of equal parts anxiety and optimism (and while she’s at it, to ponder the mysteries of backyard turtles and the challenges of spatchcocking a turkey)