home Reading and Reception for 'The Chaperone: A Novel'

Laura Moriarty, University of Kansas Assistant Professor of English, will present a reading from her new book "The Chaperone." The novel was inspired by the life of silent-film star and Wichita native Louise Brooks and by the 36-year-old chaperone who accompanied a 15-year-old Brooks to New York in 1922 on the first leg of her journey to stardom. The reading, co-sponsored by Jayhawk Ink and the University of Kansas Department of English, will be followed by a reception with light refreshments. Contact: 785-864-2481, leitner@ku.edu Department: KU Memorial Unions Ticket Cost: Free Laura Moriarty teaches Creative Writing at the University of Kansas and lives in Lawrence. She is the author of three previous novels: "The Center of Everything," "The Rest of Her Life," and "While I'm Falling." Thursday November 08, 2012 7:00pm - 8:30pm KU Bookstore, Kansas Union, Jayhawk Ink lounge
University of Kansas
Lawrence KS
University & Alumni
Thursday, November 8 @ 7:00 pm

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