Author Event: Ann Hood, "The Stolen Child"

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Registration for this event will close on July 18, 2024 @ 7:00pm.
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Join Darien Library and Barrett Bookstore in welcoming New York Times best-selling author and gifted storyteller, Ann Hood, who will discuss her new book, The Stolen Child

About the book:

For decades, Nick Burns has been haunted by a decision he made as a young soldier in World War I, when a French artist he’d befriended thrust both her paintings and her baby into his hands―and disappeared. In 1974, with only months left to live, Nick enlists Jenny, a college dropout desperate for adventure, to help him unravel the mystery. The journey leads them from Paris galleries and provincial towns to a surprising place: the Museum of Tears, the life’s work of a lonely Italian craftsman. Determined to find the baby and the artist, hopeless romantic Jenny and curmudgeonly Nick must reckon with regret, betrayal, and the lives they’ve left behind.

About the Author

Ann Hood is the author of a dozen books of memoir and fiction, including the best-selling novels The Book That Matters Most and The Knitting Circle, and editor of the anthologies Knitting Yarns and Knitting Pearls. Fly Girl, a memoir about her days as a TWA flight attendant, was published in 2022. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and New York.


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