This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the bookshop.
Join Klancy Clark de Nevers for a reading and signing of her new memoir, Lessons in Printing.
In the middle of her college years Klancy de Nevers’ father began to hear voices. Her reaction to his breakdown was not what you would expect from a “well-brought-up” girl. At a time when housewives waxed floors, ironed sheets and washed woodwork, the mentally ill were often warehoused, or tranquilized and sent home to fend for themselves. Shielded by her mother from the reality of his condition, de Nevers willingly looked away, and didn’t mourn when he died. In Lessons in Printing, exploring evidence carefully preserved by her family, she revisits her father’s life and reconsiders her own responses. The result is a meditative memoir, a journey from scorn to compassion, from guilt to forgiveness.
Places in the signing line are reserved for those who purchase a copy of Lessons in Printing from The King's English.
GET YOUR COPY NOW! Pre-order your signed copy of Lessons in Printing today, by either calling the store at 801-484-9100 or ordering online. Please specify if you will be attending the event and if you want your book personalized.