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'Authors' Fair' October 9 at Library Center

September 29, 2010 — Patrons of all ages are invited to attend the Authors’ Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, in the concourse and meeting rooms A & B at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.

More than 40 authors from across the region will convene in one location to share their stories with library guests and other authors. A wide variety of genres will be represented at this event including children's fiction, poetry, humor, history, health and adult fiction. Authors will sign copies of their books and have books available for purchase at the event.

This year’s Authors’ Fair participants are:

  • Amanda Barke, A Distant Rumble
  • Pat Barnts, The Destiny; Journey to Malihorn
  • Ilene Bates, Moment in Time
  • Denzil Batson, Korea: We Called It War
  • Frances Carver Black, Marking Civil War History in the Ozarks: A Guide to Civil War Markers and Monuments in Twenty-Four Southwest Missouri Counties
  • Doris J. Brookes, My Summer Adventure: Dusty the Cat Shares Her True Story of a Long Journey to Alaska
  • Carolyn Cambronne, The Positive Side: A Desktop Affirmation Book
  • Katherine Chaudri, Crowded with Voices: Thirteen Years in the Middle East
  • Pat Childers, Stepping Stones to Success; The Indigos: Ten Years Later; Conscious Entrepreneurs
  • Don DePriest, To Write a Mona Lisa
  • Dave Dickerson, On Board: To a Safer, Smarter, Healthier America
  • Dee Dosch, A Summer in ‘69
  • Virginia Eschbach, I Want to Be Somebody
  • TerryAnn Fisher, Conversations with My Son: A Diary
  • Hugh Flowers, Oklahoma Tomboy; Fountainhead
  • Karen Ann Gill, My Poetry is Me
  • Patricia Goebel, I Wanna Stay Home; Okay, I'll Go! But I Want My Own Bathroom!
  • Ursula Gorman, Old Acquaintances
  • Sondra Gray, According to Punkin; According to Phoenix
  • Wayne Hancock, Up On Crowley's Ridge; Gotcha!; 30 Days in May; The Unlikely Predator
  • Glynn Henry, Quick! Stuff in the Puffs!
  • Don House, Not a Good Sign; Buffalo Creek Chronicles
  • Carl James, Aux Arcs: Black & White Photography of the Ozarks Region
  • Frank Johnson, The Sand Mountain Armadillo War: A Tale of Coffee Shop Heroes; Recapturing Lisdoonvarna; Good Fortune Sweet Journeys: A Novel of the Ozarks and Lake Superior; Sailing the Blue-Greene Line: A Tale of the Caribbean…and an Unintended Pirate
  • Holly Ketchum, The Adventures of D Mouse; D Mouse’s Christmas Adventure
  • Reid Laurence, The Killing Rain and Other Stories; Ticket to Happiness or the Self-Indulgent Truth?; Jack's Mess; Talking Heads
  • Riki Lipe, Hanging with Yum-Yum and Yuck; The Mystery at Ricena's Pond; The Secret of Ricena's Pond; Sooty; Wonder What Would Happen If…
  • Peter Longley, A Star's Legacy; Beyond the Olive Grove; Love is Where Your Rosemary Grows; Two Thousand Years Later
  • Barbara Lopez, First One Home
  • Susan Lyon, Take Time to Listen to the Words
  • Rodney Mack, The Adventures of Jimmy and Charlie
  • Susie Macomber, Into Fear and Back
  • Ann Naegler, The Life of Lady
  • Eric Naegler, Think Ahead of Disaster
  • Cathey Newhouse, The Dream Mystery: Grandpa's Buried Treasure
  • Barbara Nunn, Barbara Roasts, Toasts, and Boasts
  • Erin Oglesby, The Soldier and the Storyteller
  • Jeff Patrick, Three Years With Wallace’s Zouaves: The Civil War Memoirs of Thomas Wise Durham; Fighting for Liberty and Right: The Civil War Diary of William Bluffton Miller, 75th Indiana Infantry; Guarding the Border: The Military Memoirs of Ward Schrantz, 1912-1917
  • Raymond Plaster, Confirmation Bias
  • Shari Popejoy, Won Without Words, Undercover Highschooler, Speak No Evil, Song of Rebellion, Echoes of Thunder, Seeds of the Whirlwind
  • Reta Stewart Allen, Remembering the Ozark Jubilee, Starring Red Foley
  • Henry Stratmann, Sex and Your Heart Health; Symphony in a Minor Key; The Best is Yet to Be
  • Jean Stringam, The Hoarders
  • James Waddel, How Majestic and How Grand; Capone's Vault; Dialogue's with Sam; Puppydog Tails
  • Paul Nicholas Weyland, The Keepers of the Castle; When Knights Wore Shining Armour
  • Jim Wilcox, Body in the Baptistery; Body in the Grave



Kathleen O'Dell
Community Relations Director
(417) 616-0564
Sarah Jane Rosendahl
(417) 616-0566

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