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We Begin at the End with Chris Whitaker & Amy Einhorn

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Author photo credit: David Calvert

From Terry:

Once every now and again, I find the perfect book. A book with words that are so beautifully written that I want to dwell on every page and every paragraph, and with characters who are so artfully drawn that you journey with them as if they are friends or loved ones. This is one of those books!


Please join us on March 18, 2021 at 6:00pm PST when the author, Chris Whitaker, and his publisher, Amy Einhorn, discuss what I think is the best book of 2021, We Begin at the End.

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Chris Whitaker lives in the United Kingdom with his wife and three young children. When not writing he works part-time at a local library, where he gets to surround himself with books. His own authored books include Tall Oaks and All the Wicked Girls.

Amy Einhorn, President & Publisher, Henry Holt & Company
Einhorn has been in publishing for 30 years. Before joining Henry Holt, she was EVP and publisher at Flatiron Books and headed an eponymous imprint, Amy Einhorn Books, at Penguin. Some of her bestselling fiction titles include the the #1 New York Times bestseller Big Little Lies and bestsellers Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty, The Postmistress and The Guest Book by Sarah Blake, This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel, and Free Food for Millionaires by National Book Award Nominee Min Jin Lee. Her nonfiction bestsellers include the #1 New York Times bestsellers Let’s Pretend This Never Happened and Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson and A Higher Loyalty by former FBI Director James Comey, as well as bestsellers such as Amy Sedaris’s I Like You and Isaac Mizrahi’s memoir, I.M.


Event Date: 
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
We Begin at the End Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250759665
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 2nd, 2021

I could not put down this extraordinary novel. Readers will be drawn to each of the main characters and the mysteries of the past that hold consequences for the present and the future. Each beautifully-crafted sentence tells a story of friendship, mystery, loyalty, tragedy, family, love, and violence in a small town in coastal California. Walker (Walk) is the Chief of Police of Cape Haven and the narrator of much of this story, but it is Duchess Day Radley, self-proclaimed outlaw, and inheritor of burdens well beyond her years, who drives the story. This brave young teenager will have you rooting for her, despairing with her, and finally, sobbing with her as her journey takes her from California to Montana and back again. This book may be classified as a mystery, but it is simply one of the best written books I have ever read, from beginning to heartbreaking end.

Tall Oaks Cover Image
ISBN: 9780486828459
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dover Publications - March 20th, 2019