Local Author Book Signing: Carol Wiggins Gigante

banner1Coalfield Public Library is pleased to host local author Carol Wiggins Gigante for a book signing on Tuesday, November 27, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Carol will be signing and selling copies of her book, My Security Blanket Has a Hole in It and I Can’t Sew, published September 2018. Books will be available for purchase for $10.00 each, cash or check only. (Only 25 available at the library the day of the singing – first come, first served!)

Book Details:
This book came about as an assignment in a therapy session. I couldn’t relate my story smoothly because of the many moves we had made throughout my childhood, so in order to expedite the telling, Dr. Blank wrote an order on her prescription pad: “Using all five senses, describe how each house you have lived in affected the person you are today.” As the tale began, I had to fight the inclination to number or bullet each one, and as it progressed, I began to see the houses as separate entities and drew them in, as if under my wing, to nurture, cherish, and believe in. “He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home” (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe).
About the Author:
Carol Wiggins Gigante lives in Coalfield, Tennessee, where she enjoys spending time with her family. She is an avid reader and always makes time for writing; her first book being published in 2013. She is a member of the Coalfield Genealogical and Historical Society and is active in her church’s food ministry program. She and her husband, Joe, have two grown sons, Shannon and James.
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