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Randy Wayne White to sign ‘Salt River’ at Haslam’s in St. Petersburg

Michael Hingson, a 9/11 survivor, will also talk about ‘Thunder Dog’ at Saint Leo University.
Randy Wayne White, author of the new novel "Salt River." [Courtesy of Brian Tietz]

Florida author Randy Wayne White (Salt River) will sign his new Doc Ford thriller. Free. 3 p.m. Thursday. Haslam’s Book Store, 2025 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. (727) 822-8616.

Steven Masley (The Mediterranean Method: Your Complete Plan to Harness the Power of the Healthiest Diet on the Planet) will discuss and sign his book. Admission $5, applicable to book purchase. 2 p.m. Sunday. Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. (813) 253-0222.

Survivor of the 9/11 attack Michael Hingson (Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog, and the Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero) will discuss and sign his book. Free. 7 p.m. Feb. 19. Kirk Hall, Rooms 123 and 124, Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo. (352) 588-8401.

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