Join us this fall for a celebration of readers and books as we invite nationally and regionally known authors to share there stories.
7:00 - 9:00 PM. Fort Erie Public Library. Centennial Branch.
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Rush to Danger offers a powerful account of how the science of saving lives in battle evolved, where breakthroughs occurred,
who proved to be the heroes in these roles, and how such acts of courage played out in individual lives and in military history
overall. Ted Barris has now published 19 non-fiction books, half of them wartime histories. For 40 years he has worked as a
broadcaster in Canada and the U.S. His book The Great Escape won the 2014 Libris Award as Best Non-Fiction Book in Canada,
and Dam Busters earned the 2018 RCAF Association NORAD Trophy.
In this raw, unflinching look at how his dream of playing hockey was stolen from him by charismatic hockey coach and sexual predator
Graham James, Greg Gilhooly describes in anguishing detail the mental torment he suffered both during and long after the abuse and
the terrible reality behind the sanitised term “sexual assault.” As a lawyer and a survivor of child sexual abuse, Gilhooly is
uniquely positioned to deliver an accessible and personal indictment of the Canadian justice system.
At 15, Samra Zafar had big dreams for herself. She was going to go to university, and forge her own path. Then with almost no warning,
those dreams were pulled away from her when she was suddenly married to a stranger at 17 and had to leave behind her family in Pakistan
to move to Canada. After enduring years of abuse from both her husband and his family, she managed to not only walk away from her past,
but to build a new future as well. Her book is an engaging story of strength, feminism and refusal to conform to societal and familial expectations.