The Buena Park Library District is sponsoring an evening program by authors Peggi Ridgway and Jan Works. The authors will feature their new book entitled Sending Flowers to America, on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. in the Buena Park Library's 2nd floor Board Room.
Authors Jan Works and Peggi Ridgway will share highlights from their year-long project of producing this important historical reference for California and the floral industry. They bring to life the Los Angeles of the last 150 years as they share stories from interviews with more than 100 local families. Step back in time to when the Los Angeles Flower Market teemed with the energy and excitement of a multitude of cultures conducting business together. Learn about the poeple who started the flower industry in Southern California. For more details visit www.flowermarkethistory.com.
Copies of Sending Flowers to America will be available for purchase and signing by the authors.
The program is free of charge and the public is invited to attend. No reservations are necessary. For more information, please call the buena Park Library District Reference/Information Desk at 714-826-4100, extension 125.