Gwinnett County Public Library (GCPL) will host New York Times bestselling author Ellis Henican on September 10 at the Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center. The program will begin at 3:00 pm.
Henican’s latest book Tuesday’s Promise, co-written with the late Luis Carlos Montalván, illuminates the disturbing reality of those living with PTSD, and the hope and inspiration one man and one dog brought to so many. The new book serves as a tribute to the incredible bond shared between Montalván and his service dog Tuesday, and the many challenges that war veterans face after
returning from combat.
Henican is also a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist and a frequent commentator on CNN.
Special guest Doc Todd, a combat veteran, will perform verses from his album Combat Medicine. The album is intended to give veterans a voice and inform everyday Americans about the real struggles facing our former service members as they transition into their civilian lives.
GCPL previously hosted Montalván as a guest speaker in 2014. In December 2016, Montalván took his own life. Through the help of Luis’ devoted friends at Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities, Tuesday will continue with their mission of hope and healing while carrying on Luis’ legacy.
The program is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
The Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center is located at 10 College Street in Norcross.