Thursday, July 8, 7pm CST
St. Louis County Library, HEC Media, and Left Bank Books present Kristin Harmel, “The Forest of Vanishing Stars.”
In conversation with bestselling novelist Fiona Davis.
Video premiere: Thursday, July 8, at 7pm CST on www.facebook.com/STLCoLibrary
The bestselling author of “The Book of Lost Names” returns with an evocative coming-of-age World War II novel. After being stolen from her wealthy German parents and raised in the unforgiving wilderness of eastern Europe, a young woman finds herself alone after her kidnapper dies. Her solitary existence is interrupted, when she happens upon a group of Jews fleeing the Nazi terror. Stunned to learn what’s happening in the outside world, she vows to teach the group all she can about surviving in the forest—and in turn, they teach her some surprising lessons about opening her heart after years of isolation. Inspired by incredible true stories of survival against staggering odds, “The Forest of Vanishing Stars” is a heart-wrenching and suspenseful novel.
Books available from Left Bank Books. Curbside pick-up, in-store pick-up, and shipping available.
This event is presented by the St. Louis County Library. For more information, please call 314-994-3300.
Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 7:00pm