Book Signing with Local Author Linda Watkins

Price: Free
Event Starts: Apr 25, 2015 - 3:00 pm
Event Stops: Apr 25, 2015 4:30 pm
Phone: 973-729-6200

Event Location: Sparta Books
Address: 29 Theatre Center
City: Sparta
Zip: 07871
State: New Jersey

From the fertile soil of a Mississippi farm, to the blue skies of international travel; from the New York City halls of academia and finally to the thrilling discovery of ancient Mayan secrets, Taking Flight is the story of Lila Whitworth and her life's journey.

Linda Watkins-Goffman is a professor at Hostos Community College, City University of New York. Originally from Mississippi, she became a flight attendant at Pan American World Airways before getting her PhD in
linguistics which she teaches, along with creative writing, at her current position. She has published six books including TAKING FLIGHT, her first novel. A memoir, A LIFE TEACHING LANGUAGES: FROM MISSISSIPPI TO THE BRONX, will be published in the summer by University of Michigan Press.

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