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Jennifer Robson



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Sponsored by Barbara Smith

Jennifer Robson is a USA Today and number one Toronto Globe and Mail best-selling author. She holds a doctorate in British economic and social history from Saint Antony’s College, University of Oxford, where she was a Commonwealth Scholar and an SSHRC Doctoral Fellow.

Her new book is "The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding."

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Scheduled events:
Looking for Light at the End of the Tunnel
Novelists Jillian Cantor, Jennifer Robson and Whitney Scharer discuss the redemptive power of love after hate, peace after war, justice after prejudice and healing after loss.

Integrated Learning Center Room 120 (Seats 300, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Jillian Cantor, Jennifer Robson, Whitney Scharer
Moderator: Robin Kall
Piecing It All Together
Rachel Kadish, Amy Meyerson and Jennifer Robson all employed written treasure hunts in their stories. They'll explain why they asked their characters to follow the clues — and how they persuaded the reader to join them!

Student Union Tucson Room (Seats 110)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Tent (on Mall) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Rachel Kadish, Amy Meyerson, Jennifer Robson
Moderator: Carol Fitzgerald
Jennifer Robson
The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding

MOSTLY BOOKS, Booth #240 (Seats 1)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Fiction / Literature

Author: Jennifer Robson
Self-Reliance
Meet characters who think on their feet and demonstrate self-reliance during times of war and social change, whether they are from a world of enormous wealth and privilege, or one of shortages and rationing.

Integrated Learning Center Room 141 (Seats 120, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Therese Anne Fowler, Susan Meissner, Jennifer Robson
Moderator: Jane Fairchild

Books:
The Gown
Fiction / Literature
William Morrow
December 2018
ISBN 9780062674951
400 pages
$16.99, INSTORE
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From the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France comes an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth century—Queen Elizabeth’s wedding gown—and the fascinating women who made it. More/less

Goodnight from London
Fiction / Literature
William Morrow
May 2017
ISBN 9780062389855
400 pages
$15.99, INSTORE
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From USA Today bestselling author Jennifer Robson—author of Moonlight Over Paris and Somewhere in France—comes a lush historical novel that tells the fascinating story of Ruby Sutton, an ambitious American journalist who moves to London in 1940 to report on the Second World War, and to start a new life an ocean away from her past. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

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Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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