Friends of the Library of Tampa-Hillsborough County's Four Seasons Author Series presents University of South Florida criminology professor Kathleen Heide (Understanding Parricide: Why Sons and Daughters Kill Parents) discussing and signing her book at noon Friday at the University Club, 38th Floor, One Tampa City Center, Tampa. Tickets $30; for reservations, call (813) 273-3616 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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