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Castle on the Lake, Gloria Nixon-John’s “The Killing Jar: Based on a true story” for our Kentucky Live! Speaker Series

Dr. Gloria Nixon-John talks about her book The Killing Jar

WKU Libraries’ Kentucky Live! talk series featured Dr. Gloria Nixon-John and her book The Killing Jar at Barnes & Noble on the evening of March 20, 2014. The book tells a compelling story of a fifteen-year-old who served nine years on Death Row in Eddyville, Kentucky. The author, Gloria Nixon-John, provides documentation for the many problems this youngster endured, and how those who misread the signs condemned him to death.

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The next  event  for the KENTUCKY LIVE SERIES will feature Dr. Gloria Nixon-John’s

compelling story of a fifteen- year -old who served nine years on Death Row in Eddyville, Ky.  The author, Gloria Nixon-John, provides documentation for the many problems this youngster endured, and how  those who misread the signs, condemned him to death.

Gloria received her Doctorate at Michigan State and lives in Flint, Michigan where she is Writing Project Teacher Consultant. She will discuss the details of this case, and  how she became involved in  “writing all about it” in THE KILLING JAR.

The date is March 20, 2014 at Barnes and Noble on Campbell Lane at 7:00 P.M.

Killing Jar Book Cover

Killing Jar Book Cover

Author Gloria Nixon-John

Author Gloria Nixon-John

 

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