BOOKPLATES LITERARY EVENTS - Chip Jacobs - THE ASCENSION OF JERRY
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
BOOKPLATES is the name given to the exclusive ongoing literary events held at Park La Brea, in the Miracle Mile area of Los Angeles. These are audiences with best selling authors talking about their latest publications. The contemporary theater setting at Park La Brea creates an intimate atmosphere, where attendees get a chance to interact with the host and special guests. The sixth in our Winter/Spring series of BOOKPLATES is with:
CHIP JACOB - THE ASCENSION OF JERRY - APRIL 4, 2012
Bumbling hitmen. Burning corpses. A threatened son. Life in hiding. Jerry Schneiderman’s orderly world evaporated when his business partner was executed by an assassin in 1979 Los Angeles, and the buzzard-eyed ringleader came for him.
Though the killers behind the murder-for-hire corporation were nabbed, the trauma annihilated Jerry’s family and strip-mined his trust. Recovery only came years later with Jerry’s improbable rebirth as a prank-loving activist who defended the weak by milking his scars.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
CHIP JACOBS is a Los Angeles-area author and journalist. Besides The Ascension of Jerry, his books include Smogtown: the Lung-Burning History of Pollution in Los Angeles (with William J. Kelly), Wheeling the Deal: the Outrageous Legend of Gordon Zahler, and a profile published in Voices of the U.S.-Latino Experience. His reporting has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Daily News of Los Angeles, CNN, the New York Times, L.A. Weekly and Southland publishing, among other outlets. Jacobs, who lives in Southern California with his wife and two children, is the receipient of numerous honors. Visit chipjacobs.com to learn more about him and his future projects.
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