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Book Signing in Stillwater, May 16

I am posting the official press release for the upcoming book-signing below - join us!

What About the Hair Down There? Chemo Chuckles and Treatment Tears: One Woman’s Story of Family, Friends, Love & Sex After Being Diagnosed with Breast Cancer is the autobiographical story of Abby Brown, a 25-year veteran educator in the little elementary school on a hill perched above the St. Croix River in Minnesota — a teacher who has been beloved by two generations of school children in Marine on St. Croix, the small town upon which Garrison Keillor largely based his fictional Lake Wobegon.

Both witty and wistful, terrifying and beautiful, this is not just a cancer journal. It’s a secret guide both to the horrors of cancer treatment, and to the incredible power and stability of true love — both familial and romantic.  Although this doesn’t read like a romance novel, Abby’s at-times gritty, at times steamy, love for her husband knows no bounds, and his support and love for her is the red thread that holds the book’s chronological narrative together. Her two boys and their wide-eyed innocence and fear are incredibly poignant, and the author doesn’t hold back in describing the altogether too common, yet complex struggles of a family trying to cope with the fallout of a cancer diagnosis.

Join author, Abby Brown, and publisher, Kent Gustavson (Blooming Twig) on Friday, May 16, 2014, for a signing and discussion of this new book starting at 6:30 p.m.   The event will take place at Valley Bookseller, 217 Main Street N, Stillwater MN, 55082