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Author Gaelyn Whitley Keith Book Signing Event
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Author Gaelyn Whitley Keith Book Signing Event

WHEN: April 23

TIME: 1 - 3 p.m.

WHERE: It's a Grind, 189 Blue Ravine Rd., Folsom 95630

WHAT: Keith, a resident of El Dorado Hills, will be available to sign copies of her book, The Father of Hollywood.

The world has been fascinated by Hollywood, California, for years. The glamour, the sophistication, the scandal—the world can't help but follow the happenings of this incredible city. It is a city where stories are created, stories that come to life on a screen and allow viewers the chance to escape their everyday lives for a bit. But few people know the story of how Hollywood came to be. In this beautifully written biography, author Gaelyn Whitley Keith introduces readers to her great-grandfather, HJ Whitley, The Father of Hollywood. Keith uses her research and her great-grandmother Gigi's journal and memoir to recreate the story of HJ's life, a story as captivating as any film. You'll travel to the Midwest, interacting with cowboys and Native Americans. You'll cruise around the world. But most importantly, you'll watch the development of an unforgettable community. You'll witness the creation of Whitley Heights. You'll learn how the famous Hollywood sign came to be. And you'll discover just what brought the movie industry to its home. One man was behind it all. It's time to meet The Father of Hollywood.

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