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Saturday, September 29 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
It's Never Too Late: Reading and Q&A

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Three career women discuss finding writing later in life.

MILANA MARSENICH is the author of The Swan Keeper. Girlhood, courage, nature, and flight from a tyrant’s hand in post-frontier Montana. The Swan Keeper is an historical, coming of age novel set in Northwest Montana's Mission Valley in the late 1920s.

RITA SOMMERS-FLANAGAN is the author of Boomers. Award-winning professor and author, Rita Sommers-Flanagan has written a book that will charm, irritate, amuse, and engage readers. It will also change minds and lives. This novel provides an entertaining and excellent read for book clubs, families, and everyone contemplating the meaning of life. It’s about time somebody put the BOOM in Boomers! This book explores the hilarious, challenging, heart-warming, heart-breaking ups and downs of the sixty-something crowd, but it’s a book you can relate to, no matter what your age. I couldn’t put it down. –Jeanne Sheils Twohig, Senior advisor, Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life This book stinks, like aging stinks, like good cheese stinks. I highly recommend all three. –Dr. Scott Wolff, Emergency Care Physician, Duluth, MN

MARY PURDY is the author of Serving the Broccoli Gods. Mary Purdy was a clinical registered dietitian for 10+ years and has an expertise in integrative approaches to nutrition and lifestyle counseling. Her focus is on a food as medicine, whole foods and whole person approach to prevent, address and reverse disease as well as promoting sustainable eating practices. 

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Milana Marsenich

Author, Open Books
Milana Marsenich lives in Northwest Montana near Flathead Lake at the base of the beautiful Mission Mountains. She enjoys quick access to the mountains and has spent many hours hiking the wilderness trails with friends and dogs. For the past 20 years she has worked as a mental health... Read More →
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mary purdy

Registered Dietitian + Host, Arivale + Mary's Nutrition Show
Mary Purdy,(MS, RDN), integrative registered dietitian, is the host of the web series & podcast “Mary’s Nutrition Show” and author of the recently published book “Serving the Broccoli Gods.” She was in private practice for 8 years and spent 3 years as adjunct professor/clinical... Read More →

Saturday September 29, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm PDT
Berkshire Hathaway Montana Properties 314 N Higgins