Local Author Caroline Louise Walker at Lake Forest Book Store

Illinois author Caroline Louise Walker joins us at Lake Forest Book Store to celebrate her debut fiction novel.

MAN OF THE YEAR

Gallery Books  $26.00  (Released June 11, 2019)

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 at 6PM to 7PM

at Lake Forest  Book Store

Books available for purchase and signing

Refreshments will be served

Call 847-234-4420 to sign up

Dr. Robert Hart, Sag Harbor's just-named Man of the Year, is the envy of his friends and neighbors. His medical practice is thriving. He has a beautiful old house and a beautiful new wife and a beautiful boat docked in the village marina. Even his wayward son, Jonah, is back on track, doing well at school, finally worthy of his father's attentions. So when Jonah's troubled college roommate, Nick, needs a place to stay for the summer, Hart and his wife generously offer him their guest house. A win-win: Jonah will have someone to hang with, and his father can bask in the warm glow of his own generosity. But when he begins to notice his new houseguest getting a little too close to his wife, the good doctor's veneer begins to crack. All the little lies Robert tells--harmless falsehoods meant to protect everything he holds dear--begin to mount. Before long, he's embroiled in a desperate downward spiral, destroying the lives that stand in his way. It's only the women in his life--his devoted office manager, his friends, his wife--who can clearly see the truth. Biting and timely, Man of the Year races along at an electric pace, with a wicked twist that you won't see coming.

Caroline Louise Walker grew up in Rock Island, Illinois. For her fiction and nonfiction, she has received fellowships from The MacDowell Colony, The Kerouac Project, and Jentel Arts. She holds an MA from NYU. Man of the Year is her first novel.

Author photograph by Jimmy Stewart (Blacksuit FM Photography)

 

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event address: 
Lake Forest Book Store
662 N. Western Avenue
Lake Forest, IL 60045