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  • Lisa Wingate: 2018 National Book Festival


  • Lisa Wingate discusses "Before We Were Yours" at the 2018 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Event Date

  • September 01, 2018


  • -  Lisa Wingate is a former journalist, inspirational speaker and best-selling author of more than 20 novels. Her work has won or been nominated for many awards, including the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, the Oklahoma Book Award, the Utah Library Award, The Carol Award, the Christy Award and the RT Booklovers Reviewer's Choice Award. The group Americans for More Civility, a kindness watchdog organization, selected Wingate along with six others as recipients of the National Civics Award, which celebrates public figures who work to promote greater kindness and civility in American life. Booklist summed up her work by saying, "Lisa Wingate is, quite simply, a master storyteller." Her new book is "Before We Were Yours" (Ballantine).

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  • 51 minutes 50 seconds

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