Book Signing with Governor General’s Award Winner Karolyn Smardz Frost
Chatham-Kent Public Library's Chatham Branch is pleased to host a book signing on Saturday, September 2 at 11:00 am, featuring Governor General's Award winner, Karolyn Smardz Frost.
Karolyn Smardz Frost will be signing her latest book Steal Away Home in the Chatham Branch Library Cafe. Steal Away Home will be available for sale for $30.00 on the day of the signing.
Karolyn Smardz Frost is an archaeologist, historian and award-winning author. Her biography of freedom-seekers Thornton and Lucie Blackburn was the first book on African Canadian history to win the Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction (2007). A visiting professor at Acadia University, Karolyn is senior research fellow for African Canadian history at York University's Harriet Tubman Institute. Born in Toronto, she divides her time between her Wolfville home and a cottage overlooking Nova Scotia's beautiful Mahone Bay.
Smardz Frost’s impeccable research and vivid description in Steal Away Home, takes the reader through the Civil War, the shameful backdrop of slavery and the very real and stirring tale of one woman’s struggle for freedom—and her return to her former home on her own terms, despite the risk involved.