Author Karen Abbott | Literary Events | Chicago Reader

Author Karen Abbott

When: Fri., Jan. 14, 11:30 a.m. 2011

Karen Abbott, author of the bestselling book, Sin in the Second City, returns to the Library to share her new book, American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee. In American Rose, Ms. Abbott weaves a rich narrative of a woman who defied every odd to become a legend – and whose sensational tale of tragedy and triumph embodies the American Dream. Book signing and reception follows. Contact Adult Services at 815-534-6173 to RSVP for this event.

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