To Include Book Signing By The San Francisco Writer
City - She was one of 10 children, from a financially-strapped
family, but her mother's unique talent and tireless
efforts of winning one contest after another transformed
their lives. San Francisco writer Terry Ryan wrote
about the poignant true-to-life story of her mom's
prize-winning ways, and became a real-life winner
will be the featured guest speaker at the Friends
of Daly City Library's annual luncheon on Saturday,
September 29. The author will read an excerpt
from her best-selling book, The Prize Winner of
Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 kids on
25 words or less. Ryan will also sign purchased
copies of her book at the event.
City is most fortunate to have someone of Terry's
caliber supporting a local program. Her experiences
will surely be inspiring. We look forward to meeting
her, and sharing her with the community,"
said Library Director Susanna Gilden.
luncheon, which is slated to begin at 11:30 a.m.,
will be held at the Elks Lodge, at 920 Stonegate
Drive (off Hillside Blvd.), South San Francisco.
Proceeds will go towards enhancing Daly City's
four branch libraries. To purchase a ticket (at
$20 each), call (650) 755-7188.