Author Laurel Corona Presents "Finding Emilie" at the Oceanside Public Library
May 30, 2012
Please join us as author Laurel Corona presents her book Finding Emilie on Tuesday, June 5, at 5:30 p.m. at the Oceanside Public Library Foundation Room, 330 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside.
Finding Emilie is a story of two women: Emilie du Châtelet, the love of the famed French writer and philosopher Voltaire, and the daughter she died giving birth to, Stanislas-Adelaide, known in this story as Lili. Lili du Châtelet yearns to know more about her mother, the brilliant French mathematician Emilie, but the shrouded details of Emilie's unconventional life and her sudden death are elusive. Laurel Corona’s breathtaking novel, set on the eve of the French Revolution, vividly illuminates the tensions of the times. Anyone interested in the French Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment will absolutely love this book!
Laurel Corona is the author of historical novels Penelope’s Daughter, The Four Seasons and several non-fiction books, and frequently appears at writing conferences as a speaker, panelist and workshop facilitator.
The book will be available for signing and purchase. This program is free to public and is sponsored by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. For more information, visit the Library’s website at www.oceansidepubliclibrary.org or call 760-435-5600.
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