Mother & Daughter to Launch Books

Date & Time:
12/17/2011 - 2:00pm


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Phone: 250-334-3369
E-mail: courtenay@virl.bc.ca

Two generations of novelists, Kaimana Wolff and her daughter Katje van Loon, will be joining forces at the Courtenay library to launch their new books La Chiripa and Bellica on Saturday, December 17th at 2pm.

La Chiripa is a Costa Rican word meaning the stroke of luck. Could be good luck; could be bad luck, but the fugitives, Alma and her daughter Pira, hang onto the little brown wooden bird that symbolizes luck for them, through thick and thin.

One reviewer states it is “a piercing look at the psychology of the main characters, especially insightful into the mind of a Canadian pre-teen abducted by her mother. Inventive plot, language and structure make La Chiripa enjoyable on many levels.”

Katje van Loon began writing Bellica at the age of twelve. Thirteen years later she is ready to launch this flagship narrative of her series of tales of Zarqon, a planet whose history is mysteriously tied to a long-ago Terran past. This first book features swashbuckling Bellica Yarrow, who stands at the center of this tale of a death-defying duel between the forces of light and darkness—and its remarkable ending.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free event!

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