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Elin Hilderbrand

June 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Magic City Books is proud to welcome bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand to Tulsa in celebration of her new novel, Summer of ’69. We will be hosting Elin at the Tulsa Historical Society (2445 S. Peoria), a fitting location to celebrate Summer of ’69, the first historical novel by Elin Hilderbrand.

About Summer of ’69:

Four siblings experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a summer when everything changedin New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand’s first historical novel

Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century. It’s 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother’s historic home in downtown Nantucket. But like so much else in America, nothing is the same: Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned in Boston, pregnant with twins and unable to travel. Middle sister Kirby, caught up in the thrilling vortex of civil rights protests and determined to be independent, takes a summer job on Martha’s Vineyard. Only-son Tiger is an infantry soldier, recently deployed to Vietnam. Thirteen-year-old Jessie suddenly feels like an only child, marooned in the house with her out-of-touch grandmother and her worried mother, each of them hiding a troubling secret. As the summer heats up, Ted Kennedy sinks a car in Chappaquiddick, man flies to the moon, and Jessie and her family experience their own dramatic upheavals along with the rest of the country.

In her first historical novel, rich with the details of an era that shaped both a nation and an island thirty miles out to sea, Elin Hilderbrand once again earns her title as queen of the summer novel.


June 24, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Tulsa Historical Society
2445 S Peoria Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74114
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