Date(s): Mar 18, 2020
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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A Page from the Book Festival of the MJCCA Welcomes
#1 New York Times Bestselling Author
Harlan Coben Presenting The Boy from the Woods
In Conversation with Emily Giffin,
New York Times Bestselling Author
A Page from the Book Festival of the MJCCA is pleased to welcome Harlan Coben, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Run Away, to discuss his newest book, The Boy from the Woods, Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30 pm. In this shocking new thriller, a man whose past is shrouded in mystery must find a missing teenage girl before her disappearance brings about disastrous consequences for her community…and the world. The Harlan Coben author talk and book signing event will be held at the MJCCA (Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta – 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody), and will be in conversation with Emily Giffin, New York Times bestselling author.
Tickets: $35.00 and includes a hardcover copy of book. For information, visit atlantajcc.org/bookfestival or call 678.812.4002.
About the Book
The man known as Wilde is a mystery to everyone, including himself. Decades ago, he was found as a boy living feral in the woods, with no memory of his past. After the police concluded an exhaustive hunt for the child’s family, which was never found, he was turned over to the foster system. Now, 30 years later, Wilde still doesn’t know where he comes from, and he’s back living in the woods on the outskirts of town, content to be an outcast, comfortable only outdoors, preferably alone, and with few deep connections to other people.
When a local girl goes missing, famous TV lawyer Hester Crimstein–with whom Wilde shares a tragic connection–asks him to use his unique skills to help find her. Meanwhile, a group of ex-military security experts arrive in town, and when another teen disappears, the case’s impact expands far beyond the borders of the peaceful suburb. Wilde must return to the community where he has never fit in, and where the powerful are protected, even when they harbor secrets that could destroy the lives of millions…secrets that Wilde must uncover before it’s too late.
About the Author
With more than 70 million books in print worldwide, Harlan Coben is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of numerous suspense novels, including Run Away, Don’t Let Go, Home, and Fool Me Once, as well as the multi-award-winning Myron Bolitar series. His books are published in 43 languages around the globe and have been #1 bestsellers in more than a dozen countries. The Boy from the Woods is his 32nd book. He currently has three series streaming on Netflix, including the most recent, The Stranger.
What is A Page from the Book Festival of the MJCCA?
A Page from the Book Festival of the MJCCA brings a prestigious array of authors to the Atlanta community throughout the year. Expanding on the success of the annual November Book Festival of the MJCCA, A Page from the Book Festival events allow the MJCCA to continue fostering a love of reading and enabling interaction with favorite sought-after authors all year long.
Member/Community: $35.00 and includes a hardcover copy of book.
Purchase Tickets: MJCCA Box Office at 678.812.4002 or visit atlantajcc.org/bookfestival.