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She Built Ships!

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Date: April 4, 2018
Contact: Elizabeth Tucker, 510-232-5050 x6624

(Richmond, CA) – On Saturday, April 14th at 11:00am, local author Jeane Slone will highlight stories of love, loss, prejudice, courage and sacrifice from her historical novel about the Richmond Home Front, the Port Chicago explosion and the incarceration of Japanese Americans before, during and after World War II.

Ms. Slone has published four historical novels: “She Flew Bombers”, winner of the national 2012 Indie Book Award, which is also available as an audio book. “She Built Ships During WW II”, which is also available in an ESL version with workbook. “She Was An American Spy During WW II” and “She Was a WW II Photographer Behind Enemy Lines”. Jeane Slone’s books have been optioned by a Hollywood producer to be made into a television series titled: War Gals: Unsung American Heroines.

Space is limited and reservations are required for this program. Please call 510-232-5050 x 0 and leave a message with your name, phone number and the specific date of the program you would like to attend. 

The Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center is open seven days a week from 10 AM to 5 PM and is located at 1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 3000, Richmond, CA 94804. For more information and directions to the Visitor Education Center, please call (510) 232-5050 x0 or visit Admission to the Visitor Center and programs is free. 

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Last updated: April 5, 2018

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