APW Book Club 2/26/22 with Dianne Beeaff
Karen Lateiner is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting of the APW Book Club.
Topic: APW Book Club – Dianne Beeaff Power’s Garden
Date: February 26, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM Arizona
Zoom: Members of the book club have been sent the Zoom link. If you’d like to attend as a guest, contact Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Power’s Garden by Dianne Beeaff, available in paperback and Kindle.
Tragedy and triumph unfurl when a devout Mormon family hires a head-strong young widow during trying economic times. Bestselling author Dianne Ebertt Beeaff’s commendable first novel is framed in a rich historical backdrop. Two families, one Texan, one Mormon develop an embattled but gripping relationship in the Arizona desert as their opposing cultures dramatically collide. While World War I rages abroad, long kept secrets unfold for Duett Brennick and Mellie Beacham, as their families navigate uncertainties, challenge traditions and ultimately learn to love.
Bio: A native of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, Dianne Ebertt Beeaff is the author of six published books, including her latest short story collection, On Traigh Lar Beach, released by She Writes Press in October 2020. Others include two journal memoirs, A Grand Madness, Ten Years on the Road with U2 and A Grand Madness, U2 Twenty Years After, the non-fiction book, Spirit Stones, Unraveling the Megalithic Mysteries of Western Europe’s Prehistoric Monuments, and a book of poetry, Homecoming, illustrated with eleven of her graphite drawings. Her poetry, watercolors , graphite drawings, and magazine articles have been featured throughout the United States and Canada. Dianne and her husband, Dan, reside in Tucson and are the parents of two children.
Awards: Finalist Historical Fiction 2009 USA National Best Book Awards; Honorable Mention Published Fiction, 2009 Arizona Authors Association; First Place Glyph Award Literary Fiction 2010 Arizona Book Publishers Association Awards; Finalist Trade Book Non-Illustrated 2010 Southwest Book Design and Production Awards; Finalist Historical Fiction, 2009 International Book Awards; Second Place Fiction 2010 Arizona Press Women; Finalist Cover Design 2011 Eric Hoffer da Vinci Eye Awards; First Runner-up Commercial Fiction 2011 Eric Hoffer Book Awards.