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Ladies Lunch and Literacy with Lydia Fitzpatrick

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Ladies, Lunch, and Literacy is delighted to welcome Lydia Fitzpatrick to the South Bay in celebration of her debut novel, Lights All Night Long.

We invite all genders of book lovers to join us for lunch at Tin Roof in Manhattan Beach with Lydia Fitzpatrick, greet friends, converse, and discover our non-profit beneficiary, The Advot Project. 

Registration and informal discussions with our author begins at 11:30am. Lunch and our formal program begins promptly at noon. Reservations are required and limited.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:30am
Tin Roof Bistro
3500 N Sepulveda Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Lights All Night Long: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525558736
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Press - April 2nd, 2019


Fifteen-year-old Ilya arrives in Louisiana from his native Russia for what should be the adventure of his life: a year in America as an exchange student. The abundance of his new world--the Super Walmarts and heated pools and enormous televisions--is as hard to fathom as the relentless cheerfulness of his host parents. And Sadie, their beautiful and enigmatic daughter, has miraculously taken an interest in him.


But all is not right in Ilya's world: he's consumed by the fate of his older brother Vladimir, the magnetic rebel to Ilya's dutiful wunderkind, back in their tiny Russian hometown. The two have always been close, spending their days dreaming of escaping to America. But when Ilya was tapped for the exchange, Vladimir disappeared into their town's seedy, drug-plagued underworld. Just before Ilya left, the murders of three young women rocked the town's usual calm, and Vladimir found himself in prison.


With the help of Sadie, who has secrets of her own, Ilya embarks on a mission to prove Vladimir's innocence. Piecing together the timeline of the murders and Vladimir's descent into addiction, Ilya discovers the radical lengths to which Vladimir has gone to protect him--a truth he could only have learned by leaving him behind.


A rich tale of belonging and the pull of homes both native and adopted, Lights All Night Long is a spellbinding story of the fierce bond between brothers determined to find a way back to each other.