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Vroman's Local Author Day introduces Victor J. Wright, Doobie Shermer, and Karrie Ross

Victor J. Wright discusses and signs The Wright Stuff: A Story of Perseverance, Inspiration and Hope

The life of Victor Johnell Wright changed forever during a high-school football game in 1976, when the star running back of the sophomore team at John Muir High School in Pasadena, California suffered a spinal injury during a botched play. Psychologists often point to several attitudes people go through when faced with a crisis: fear, denial, anger, acceptance, etc. Victor experienced them all, yet his faith in God and the loving care of his family and closest friends have allowed him to live the past four decades in a way that has inspired thousands and has made him a community treasure.

Doobie Shemer discusses and signs Walking With Elijah: The Fable of a Life Journey and a Fulfilled Soul

Forty-five-year-old Doobie Shemer has it all: a loving family, two cars, a dog and two cats. He lives in his suburb house, holds a corporate executive position and he is financially stable. Life is comfortable and predictable. Yet something is missing, something he can't describe, can't put his finger on. A restless feeling of being incomplete dominates his whole existence. Nevertheless, Doobie soon learns that life for him was not meant to be routine or ordinary.

Karrie Ross discusses and signs Our Ever Changing World: Through the Eyes of Artists: Collaborations and Couples

“I like thinking that artists ‘save’ something from being forgotten. I thought this focus would be something everyone can relate to in today's world of forever changing views, new technology, and global change. I noticed that artists work to bring something that is hidden into light. That their way of seeing our world opens us to new ways of being and thinking. Different perspectives help to bring about change. The stories the artists share will take you from Africa and Europe to California and places in between. You'll learn about different cultures, new technology, a variety of feelings, visionary insights, art processes, mediums, personal histories and more. Each page takes you to another place of question and seeing the ‘what’ is important enough for the following artists to share about in the hopes that their ‘it’ will be saved.”  – Karrie Ross







Event date: 
Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
695 E. Colorado Blvd
91101 Pasadena
The Wright Stuff: A Story of Perseverance, Inspiration and Hope Cover Image
ISBN: 9781496939296
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Published: Authorhouse - October 31st, 2014

Walking with Elijah: The Fable of a Life Journey and a Fulfilled Soul Cover Image
ISBN: 9780991349449
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Published: Doobie Shemer - August 15th, 2014