Author to visit GS Library

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined index: taxonomy_term in similarterms_taxonomy_node_get_terms() (line 518 of /home1/vanzand1/public_html/vanzandtnews/sites/all/modules/similarterms/similarterms.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 0 in similarterms_list() (line 221 of /home1/vanzand1/public_html/vanzandtnews/sites/all/modules/similarterms/similarterms.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 1 in similarterms_list() (line 222 of /home1/vanzand1/public_html/vanzandtnews/sites/all/modules/similarterms/similarterms.module).

The Grand Saline Public LIbrary like to invite you all to the library at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 to welcome author  Author Roy Philp Jr.  Philip be at the library to discuss his book “The Hoot Owl Man.”  Set in East Texas, David and his son Matthew are on a campout when they discover an unconscious girl in a canoe floating down the river.  The girl, Molly, awakens and quickly mesmerizes David and Matthew with her ”zest and pizzazz.” 

Philp is retired pharmacist living in Beaumont.  He is the proud father of three and grandfather to five.  His grandfather’s storytelling was one of his inspirations.  Growing up Philp vacationed each year with his family on the Neches River and memories of these vacations inspired his book.  Learn more about their story and author Roy Philp when he visits the library.  Copies of book will be available for purchase. 

To read the full article, subscribe to the Van Zandt News or pick up a copy from one of our vendors.