Live with Brookline Booksmith! Kristin Hannah with Lisa Gardner

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Live with Brookline Booksmith! Kristin Hannah with Lisa Gardner

Read on for important details for this live, in-person Brookline Booksmith event, at Coolidge Corner Theatre!

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Coolidge Corner Theatre 290 Harvard St Brookline, MA 02446

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  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Live and in person with Brookline Booksmith, at Coolidge Corner Theatre! Celebrate the paperback release of The Four Winds with author Kristin Hannah, in conversation with Lisa Gardner.

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This event is ticketed. Tickets include a general admission seat at the event AND a paperback copy of The Four Winds.

Ticketholders will receive email updates with important details about the program, including safety requirements, cancellations, and book signing updates.

Signed books!

This event will include a live book signing at the end of the talk, taking place across the street from the theater at Brookline Booksmith.

Can't make it to the event? We can hold or ship a signed copy of the book for you! Pick "RESERVE The Four Winds (store pickup)" or "RESERVE The Four Winds(priority mail)" for this option.

The Four Winds

“My land tells its story if you listen. The story of our family.”

Texas, 1921. A time of abundance. The Great War is over, the bounty of the land is plentiful, and America is on the brink of a new and optimistic era. But for Elsa Wolcott, deemed too old to marry in a time when marriage is a woman’s only option, the future seems bleak. Until the night she meets Rafe Martinelli and decides to change the direction of her life. With her reputation in ruin, there is only one respectable choice: marriage to a man she barely knows.

By 1934, the world has changed; millions are out of work and drought has devastated the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as crops fail and water dries up and the earth cracks open. Dust storms roll relentlessly across the plains. Everything on the Martinelli farm is dying, including Elsa’s tenuous marriage; each day is a desperate battle against nature and a fight to keep her children alive.

In this uncertain and perilous time, Elsa—like so many of her neighbors—must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or leave it behind and go west, to California, in search of a better life for her family.

Kristin Hannah is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty novels, including The Four Winds, The Nightingale and The Great Alone. A former lawyer turned writer, she lives with her husband in the Pacific Northwest.

Moderator Lisa Gardner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over two dozen thrillers. Her latest is One Step Too Far, available now from Dutton books.

About Brookline Booksmith

We are one of New England’s premier independent bookstores, family-owned and locally run since 1961. We offer an extensive selection of new, used, and bargain books; unique, beautiful gifts; award-winning events series; and specialty foods. Every day, we strive to foster community through the written word, represent a diverse range of voices and histories, and inspire conversations that enrich our lives. Find more at brooklinebooksmith.com!

EVENT ACCESSIBILITY

This event will take place on the second floor of Coolidge Corner Theatre, accessible by stair or elevator. Wheelchair spaces are available in the theater. ASL interpretation may be provided (based on the availability of interpreters) but must be requested at least 2 weeks in advance of the event. Seats are general admission (first come, first served). Please email us at tickets@brooklinebooksmith.com as soon as possible if you require ASL interpretation, a guaranteed seat location, a wheelchair space, or other accommodations. We will do our best to serve your needs!