Author's Corner with Whitney Scharer (Adults) Mtg Rm
Wednesday, September 257:30—9:00 PMMeeting RoomMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176
Whitney Scharer will be talking about her captivating debut novel The Age of Light. Scharer tells the true story of Vogue model turned renowned photographer Lee Miller, and her search to forge a new identity as an artist after a life spent as a muse. "I'd rather take a photograph than be one," she declares after she arrives in Paris in 1929, where she soon catches the eye of the famous Surrealist Man Ray. Though he wants to use her only as a model, Lee convinces him to take her on as his assistant and teach her everything he knows. As they work together in the darkroom, their personal and professional lives become intimately entwined, changing the course of Lee's life forever. Haley Booksellers will have books available for purchase and signing. Registration is required. Sign up online at melrosepubliclibrary.org on the library calendar or with library staff. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of Melrose Public Library.
Capacity: 47 of 70 spaces available.
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