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An Evening with Erica Bauermeister



22 JULY 2019 - 7 PM / TALK & SIGNING

Erica Bauermeister - The Scent Keeper

Erica Bauermeister, the national bestselling author of The School of Essential Ingredients, presents a moving and evocative coming-of-age novel about childhood stories, families lost and found, and how a fragrance conjures memories capable of shaping the course of our lives.

Emmeline lives an enchanted childhood on a remote island with her father, who teaches her about the natural world through her senses. What he won't explain are the mysterious scents stored in the drawers that line the walls of their cabin, or the origin of the machine that creates them. As Emmeline grows, however, so too does her curiosity, until one day the unforeseen happens, and Emmeline is vaulted out into the real world--a place of love, betrayal, ambition, and revenge. To understand her past, Emmeline must unlock the clues to her identity, a quest that challenges the limits of her heart and imagination.

Lyrical and immersive, The Scent Keeper explores the provocative beauty of scent, the way it can reveal hidden truths, lead us to the person we seek, and even help us find our way back home. Please join us as we welcome our old friend Erica Bauermeister back to Rakestraw Books on Monday, 22 July 2019 at 7 PM. Make your reservations by calling the shop at (925) 837-7337.

Event date: 

Monday, July 22, 2019 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

3 Railroad Ave
Danville, CA 94526
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