june, 2017

10jun1:00 pm- 3:00 pmJohn Holman Book Signing

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Synopsis:A wartime tragedy sparks a British teenager\’s dream of moving to Australia; a dream A wartime tragedy sparks a British teenager\’s dream of moving to Australia; a dream that turns into realitywhen at age 18 he becomes a participant in one of the largest planned migrations of the 20th century. With little money, a questionable education and absolutely nothing in the way ofmarketable skills, he steps ashore from the SS Australis onto Terra Australis and soon finds thatthe mythical place of his imagination is far removed from the reality. His journey from boyhoodon a small West Sussex farm to coming-of-age in the vineyards of the Riverina and on the bluewaters of Sydney Harbor is packed with a colorful cast of characters, who unwittingly teach himlife\’s lessons as he struggles to find himself and his place in a strange new world. Pom\’s Odysseyis dramatic, funny, and whimsically entertaining, proving that if one takes the road less traveled,surprise is a constant companion and the reward at the end of that road will be the journey itself.Author Bio:John C Holman grew up on a farm in West Sussex. In 1969, at age of 17, he migrated toAustralia where he lived for eleven years. He now lives with his wife in Santa Barbara,California. They have two children.

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(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location

Bank of Books

748 E Main St Ventura CA 93001 United States

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