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Meet the Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Celebrate 20 years of humanity, kindness, humor and sheer joy with the release of the 19th book in The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, The Colors of All the Cattle, with the author himself, Alexander McCall Smith.
ABOUT THE RECEPTION
This fundraiser is presented by the Westerville Library Foundation in support of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library which mails a free book to every registered child in the Westerville City School District each month until their 5th birthday.
Location: The Lakes Golf & Country Club
Address: 6740 Worthington Road, Westerville, OH 43082
Time: 11:30am-1pm (Doors open at 11am)
Cost: Tickets are $75 per person
Enjoy a high tea with one of the world's most prolific and best-loved authors, Alexander McCall Smith. Menu includes assorted tea sandwiches and crostinis, scones and mini muffins with clotted cream and fresh lemon curd, and fresh fruit.
Eventbrite - Alexander McCall Smith, Reception: November 10, 2018
ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Location: Westerville Central High School
Address: 7118 Mount Royal Avenue, Westerville, OH 43082
Time: 2pm (Doors open and seating begins at 1pm)
Cost: Tickets are $10- $20 per person
Audience Q&A, book sale and signing to follow.
Eventbrite - Alexander McCall Smith, Author Visit: November 10, 2018
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Alexander McCall Smith was born in what is now Zimbabwe and was educated there and in Scotland. He became a law professor in Scotland, and it was in this role that he first returned to Africa to work in Botswana. For many years he was a Professor of Medical Law at the University of Edinburgh, and has been a visiting professor at a number of other universities elsewhere, including ones in Italy and the United States.
Often referred to as 'Sandy', Alexander has written and contributed to more than 100 books and has received numerous awards for his writing and holds twelve honorary doctorates. He currently lives in Edinburgh with his wife Elizabeth. His hobbies include playing wind instruments, and he is the co-founder of the amateur orchestra called "The Really Terrible Orchestra" in which he plays the bassoon and his wife plays the horn.
ABOUT THE SERIES
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Age Group: General Audience
Category: Readers, Adults
Topic: Authors
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