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BOOK REVIEW TOUR: Looking to the Stars from Old Algiers and Other Long Stories Short by Jan Risher
Join us for this tour from Dec 3 to 14, 2018!
Book Title: Looking to the Stars from Old Algiers and Other Long Stories Short
Author: Jan Risher
Category: Adult Non-Fiction, 312 pages
Genre: Memoir/collection of essays that create a narrative
Publisher: Sans Souci Press, imprint of University of Louisiana Press
Release date: Oct 9, 2018
Format available for review: print and ebook (ePUB, PDF)
Willing to send print books to: USA & Canada
Tour dates: Dec 3 to 14, 2018
Content Rating: G
Jan Risher took the long way to get from Mississippi to Louisiana with stops in between in Slovakia, Mexica, China, Burkina Faso and more than 40 other countries. Since moving to Louisiana, she has been a Sunday columnist for The Daily Advertiser and has written a column every single Sunday since 2002.
Looking to the Stars from Old Algiers and Other Long Stories Short is the collection of columns written over 15 years. Arranged in chronological order, the collection creates a narrative of one woman's aim to build her family, build up her community and weave the stories and lessons learned from the past into the present.
From her family's move to Louisiana, adoption of a daughter from China, covering Hurricane Katrina, travels near and far, author Jan Risher attempts, sometimes failing and sometimes succeeding, to do her small part to make the world a better place.
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Meet the Author:
Jan Risher is an award-winning journalist and investigative reporter. She was managing editor of The Times of Acadiana. Before and after her time as a full-time journalist, she was an English teacher. She has taught English near and far, in its most basic and most lyrical forms. She continues her career as a freelance writer and now owns Shift Key, a content marketing and public relations firm. She, her husband and their two daughters have made their home on the banks of the Vermilion River.
Connect with Jan: Website ~ Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Pinterest ~ Instagram
BOOK REVIEW TOUR SCHEDULE:
Dec 3 - Locks, Hooks and Books - review / guest post / giveaway
Dec 4 - Library of Clean Reads - author interview / giveaway
Dec 6 - Based on a True Story - review / author interview / giveaway
Dec 6 - Library of Clean Reads - review / giveaway
Dec 7 - Olio by Marilyn - review / author interview / giveaway
Dec 11 - Books for Books - review
Dec 11 - The Hufflepuff Nerdette - review / guest post / giveaway
Dec 12 - #redhead.with.book - review / giveaway
Dec 13 - A Mama's Corner of the World - review / giveaway
Dec 14 - Mystery Suspense Reviews - review / guest post
Dec 19 - Svetlana's Reads and Views - review / giveaway
Dec 29 - Jorie Loves A Story - review
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