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Florencia Ramirez and Janet Fitch present and sign their respective new titles, Eat Less Water and The Revolution of Marina M.

Experts predict two-thirds of people living on this planet in 2025 will experience water scarcity, a situation expected to result in the deaths of millions and an unprecedented rise in military conflicts. Can we as individuals hope to have any effect on the global scale of water misuse?

Yes, we can make a significant difference--with our food choices--learned author and activist Florencia Ramirez as she traveled across the nation to interview farmers and food producers. Tracing Ramirez's tour of American water sustainable farms--from rice paddies in Cajun Louisiana to a Hawaiian coffee farm to a Boston chocolate factory and beyond--Eat Less Water tells the story of water served on our plates: an eye-opening account of the under-appreciated environmental threat of water scarcity, a useful cookbook with water-sustainable recipes accompanying each chapter, and a fascinating personal narrative that will teach the reader how they, too, can eat less water.

From the mega-bestselling author of White Oleander and Paint It Black, a sweeping historical saga of the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of one young woman. 
St. Petersburg, New Year's Eve, 1916. Marina Makarova is a young woman of privilege who aches to break free of the constraints of her genteel life, a life about to be violently upended by the vast forces of history. Swept up on these tides, Marina will join the marches for workers' rights, fall in love with a radical young poet, and betray everything she holds dear, before being betrayed in turn.

As her country goes through almost unimaginable upheaval, Marina's own coming-of-age unfolds, marked by deep passion and devastating loss, and the private heroism of an ordinary woman living through extraordinary times. This is the epic, mesmerizing story of one indomitable woman's journey through some of the most dramatic events of the last century.

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Event date: 
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Eat Less Water Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781597090391
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Red Hen Press - November 1st, 2017

The Revolution of Marina M. Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316022064
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little Brown and Company - November 7th, 2017

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