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Meet Author David Giffels

2018-12-13 19:00:00 2018-12-13 20:00:00 America/New_York Meet Author David Giffels The acclaimed Akron author will discuss his latest book, <i>Furnishing Eternity</i>, a powerful memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss, and finding resilience in one's Midwest roots. Independence Branch

Thursday, December 13
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-12-13 19:00:00 2018-12-13 20:00:00 America/New_York Meet Author David Giffels The acclaimed Akron author will discuss his latest book, <i>Furnishing Eternity</i>, a powerful memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss, and finding resilience in one's Midwest roots. Independence Branch

Independence Branch

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The acclaimed Akron author will discuss his latest book, Furnishing Eternity, a powerful memoir about confronting mortality, surviving loss, and finding resilience in one's Midwest roots.

Author David Giffels will visit to discuss his heartfelt memoir, Furnishing Eternity: A Father, a Son, a Coffin, and a Measure of Life. With wisdom and humor, Giffels shares his own intimate story of grappling with a year bowed by loss and pursuing an unusual woodworking project with his aging father.

His previous books include The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches From the Rust Belt, a New York Times Book Review “Editor’s Choice” and nominee for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, and the memoir All the Way Home, winner of the Ohioana Book Award.

Light refreshments will be served. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Mac's Backs - Books on Coventry. 

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