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Author Deanne Stillman to speak at the Palm Springs Public Library


On Tuesday March 19, 2013 Author Deanne Stillman will appear at the Palm Springs Public Library at 6:00 p.m. Ms. Stillman will discuss her latest book, Desert Reckoning. Her book will be available for purchase and to autograph following the lecture, courtesy of Barnes & Noble. The lecture is FREE and will be presented in The Learning Center at the Library, but seating is limited.

Deanne Stillman is a widely published, critically acclaimed writer. Her latest book, Desert Reckoning: A Town Sheriff, a Mojave Hermit, and the Biggest Manhunt in Modern California History, is based on an award-winning Rolling Stone article and was just named a Southwest Book of the Year. She is also the author of Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West, an LA Times "best book 08" and winner of the California Book Award silver medal for nonfiction. She wrote the cult classic Twentynine Palms: A True Story of Murder, Marines and the Mojave , an LA Times "best book 01" which Hunter Thompson called "A strange and brilliant story by an important American writer." She's a member of the core faculty at the UC Riverside-Palm Desert Low Residency MFA Creative Writing program. For more information, see

Established in 1919, well before incorporation, the City of Palm Springs has a wonderful history of valuing library services. With over 100,000 individual items, the Palm Springs Public Library has a vast and diverse collection. The Library is located at 300 S. Sunrise Way, on the corner of Sunrise Way and Baristo Road, one of the anchors of Sunrise Park and a destination for residents and visitors alike. For more information call 760-322-READ or log on to

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