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NWFSC READS Main Event: Jeannette Walls Book Signing

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April 16, 2018 Sprint Theater
Free

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7:00 start Join NWFSC READS for its annual READS Week main event: a special book signing by best-selling author Jeannette Walls.

From the pages of her celebrated memoir and one of the most anticipated films of 2017, Jeannette Walls moves you to realize the power of the human spirit as she inspires courage in the face of new and longstanding fears and reveals how our flaws can be our greatest assets.

A celebrated journalist and author, Jeannette is best known for her best-selling memoir, The Glass Castle, which details her life growing up in extreme poverty and the tale of her emergence from it. Named by Amazon as one of the top 10 books of the decade, in August 2017, her inspiring story was brought to the big screen in a highly-anticipated major motion picture starring Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, and Brie Larson as Jeannette. On stage, Jeannette takes audiences inside her hard-fought journey, delivering a compelling first-person testament of the various struggles and long-lasting emotional burdens of destitution. She ignites our innate belief in possibility as she reveals how unyielding determination and hope for the future enabled her to overcome unimaginable obstacles.

Audiences are captivated as she reveals bittersweet anecdotes from her past that often exemplify grander truths about courage and the positive rewards that come from confronting challenges. With an unforgettable story of triumph over unrelenting adversity, Jeannette inspires the realization that we're all stronger than we think, leaving listeners emboldened to face the "demons" in their lives.

Website: http://www.nwfsc.edu/Community/nwfscreads/week_events.cfm