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Event Details

When: April 26th, 2024 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church | 11 E 40th St., Kansas City, MO 64111

Join St. Paul’s of Kansas City on Friday, April 26th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a special event featuring renowned author and journalist David Von Drehle. He’ll be discussing his heartwarming book, “The Book of Charlie: Wisdom from the Remarkable American Life of a 109-Year-Old Man.”

Why Join?

  • Local Connection: Charlie, the book’s central figure, was a beloved parishioner at St. Paul’s! This is a unique opportunity to hear his story and how it’s intertwined with the church community.
  • Meet the Author & Get Your Book Signed: Mingle with David Von Drehle and get your copy of “The Book of Charlie” signed at the reception following the discussion. Rainy Day Books will be on-site selling copies.
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Praise for “The Book of Charlie”

The Wall Street Journal calls it “an original and highly readable account of a splendid American life” that explores the secrets to living a long and happy life. Grab a copy at Rainy Day Books!

About David Von Drehle

Mr. Von Drehle is a deputy opinion editor and columnist for The Washington Post, where he writes about national affairs and politics from a home base in the Midwest. He joined The Post in 2017 after a decade at Time magazine, where he wrote more than 60 cover stories as editor-at-large. During a previous stint at The Post, Von Drehle served as a writer and editor on the National staff, in Style, and at the magazine. He is the author of a number of books, including the award-winning bestseller “Triangle: The Fire That Changed America.”

We look forward to seeing you there!

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