Eagle Harbor Book Co. welcomes Bainbridge Island resident Beth Ann Mathews to discuss her new book, Deep Waters: A Memoir of Loss, Alaska Adventure and Love Rekindled. Join us as Beth shares the dramatic events described in her memoir, the inspiration that led her to write about the events, and the life lessons learned from her family's ordeal.
Advance praise for the book is growing:
". . . a love story that comes at the reader with the gloves off and goes a full twelve rounds." Lynn Schooler, critically acclaimed author of The Blue Bear and Walking Home;
"Mathews writes with poignant honesty about the challenges of marriage, family, and community in a moving story that highlights the strengths of human relationships. Deep Waters starts with a bang and just keeps going--lively, vivid, and personal." Roman Dial, author of The Adventurer's Son: A Memoir
The evening will be a discussion of adventure, courage and determination, and ultimately great love. RSVP now to ensure a seat.
About Deep Waters: Marine biologist Beth Mathews’s adventurous life as a professor and mother in Alaska is upended when her husband is slammed by a rare type of stroke. His radical approach to recovery includes demands for ambitious sailing expeditions with Beth and their young son on Alaska's magnificent, yet unforgiving Gulf of Alaska. Beth's instincts tell her to keep him home and the family safe. How Beth navigates these divergent views will keep you turning the pages right to the end.