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Meet 'Deep Dish' author at Tampa bookstore

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author will present latest book at store

New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews presents her new book, Deep Dish, at 6 p.m. today at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave. Andrew is a St. Petersburg native now living in North Carolina, and she is a former reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Also, residents will have the opportunity to meet rising novelist Lisa Lutz at 2 p.m. Sunday at the bookstore. Lutz is the author of The Spellman Files and the more recent The Curse of the Spellmans. She lives in San Francisco. For more information, call the store at 253-2638.

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Hospice offers adult grief support groups

LifePath Hospice offers adult grief support groups for anyone coping with the loss of a loved one. Groups will meet Wednesdays beginning next week, and they will continue through April 23 at the LifePath Hospice South Tampa Resource Center, 3010 W Azeele St. The day group meets from 3:30 to 5 p.m., and the evening group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Support groups are open to the public and are free. For more information, call Diane Schnelly at 357-5609 or toll-free at 1-800-209-2200.


Genealogical society will meet Saturday

The Florida Genealogical Society, which celebrates its 50th anniversary, will hold its monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the John F. Germany Library auditorium, 900 N Ashley Drive. Speaker Donna Moughty will discuss "Getting the Most out of" and offer tips on navigating the site and using the Family History Library Catalog. Admission is free. Call 920-0619.

Meet 'Deep Dish' author at Tampa bookstore 03/13/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 9:36am]
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