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Jim Van Keuren: World War II POW Camps in Ohio

In World War II, six thousand prisoners of war stayed at Camp Perry near Port Clinton and its branch camps in Columbus, Bowling Green, Parma, and more. Some locals remember working with the prisoners positively while others hated the prisoners. Dr. Jim Van Keuren explores the forgotten history of the Ohio POW camps in his novel World War II POW Camps in Ohio. Come see him at the Learned Owl from 1 to 3 pm.

World War II POW Camps in Ohio (Military) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467141666
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Published: History Press - December 3rd, 2018

Irv Korman with The Legend of Hanukkah Harry at the Learned Owl (Nov 25)

Come visit Irv Korman, author of The Legend of Hanukkah Harry, at the Learned Owl from 1-3 on November 25! Taking place in the village of Aridez, this book follows the story of used camel saleman Harry. With the help of Morty and Manny Meerkat, and his friends, the camel herders, they come up with a plan to make sure every child in the ancient desert kingdom of Sharona receives a present on each of the eight nights of Hanukkah. In doing so, Harry is transformed into the legendary Hanukkah Harry!

Terry Pluto with The Browns Blues at The Learned Owl Book Shop

The Learned Owl is excited to host Terry Pluto on Sunday, November 18, from 1-2, for an informal meet/greet and book signing.  Terry's latest book, The Browns Blues, explores why everything kept going wrong from the the Browns return in 1999 through the winless 2017 season.  This detailed report on two decades of disappointment takes a behind-the-scenes look at upheaval in the front office, frustration on the field, and headaches and heartache in the stands.

The Browns Blues: Two Decades of Utter Frustration: Why Everything Kept Going Wrong for the Cleveland Browns Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781598511000
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Published: Gray & Company Publishers - November 6th, 2018

Jim Karman: A Rising Tide Lifts All The Boats at The Learned Owl

Join Jim Karman, author of A Rising Tide Lifts All The Boats, for a book signing on Thursday, November 15th, from 5-7.  Mr. Karman's memoir recounts his wonderful success in business and with his family.  During his 50 year career at RPM International, the combined team of Jim Karman and Tom Sullivan grew sales from $3 million to more than $3 billion.

CR Rae at the Learned Owl Book Shop

Join the author of I Never Wanted to be a Princess...Good Thing for a humorous meet and greet on Sunday, October 21, from 1-3.  

The book is essentially a love story, sometimes sad, sometimes angry, more times humorous, with a little sarcasm and inspiration thrown in for good measure. The intent...to inspire others to keep up the fight. We all have storms in our lives, but with perseverance, you can turn the page on a new chapter of your life. Even when things go not as planned.

I Never Wanted to Be a Princess-Good Thing! or How I Lost 380 Pounds Without Diet or Exercise Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781640036291
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Published: Covenant Books - May 29th, 2018

David Kirkpatrick at the Learned Owl Saturday, October 20

Join novelist, David Kirkpatrick, at the Learned Owl, Saturday, October 20, from 11-1.  His book is called, the dog.  Mr. Kirkpatrick is a Hudson High School graduate, and notably, the former President of Paramount Pictures and the former Production President of Walt Disney Pictures.  He is the co-founder of the MIT Center for Future Storytelling.

The Dog Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781943785858
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Published: Rabbit Publishers - November 13th, 2018

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