Meet Author Naomi Desiderio

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Meet Naomi Desiderio, author of Reunion on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 11:00-1:00 PM. Mary Ann Connor Carlino, the heroine of Desiderio’s first novel, Hell at Sea, is invited to the reunion of the German U-115, the enemy submarine on which she sailed as a prisoner in 1942. Together she and her grandson Philip, age 12, fly to Hamburg, West Germany to meet with the former crew and their commander, Herbert Ketter, a retired Admiral from NATO. Learn of the privations and triumphs of vanquished warriors, including Mary Ann's personal response to post-war situations.

Naomi C. Desiderio grew up in Blairsville, Pennsylvania and graduated from Seton Hill College and Indiana University of Pennsyvania with a BA and and MA in English. Later married with three children, Naomi wrote her novels, "Hell at Sea" and "Reunion" early in the morning while surviving neuroendocrine cancer.

 If you are unable to attend this event, feel free to call The Town Book Store at (908) 233-3535 to reserve an autographed copy of Reunion.


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