Author Pati Poblete is Today's Honoree for Tuesday April 24th, #2018
ABOUT THE BOOK:
On September 21, 2014, Pati Poblete’s beloved #son
Robby was killed by #gunviolence
in broad #daylight
at a busy intersection in #Vallejo
, CA. He was 23 years old. A Better Place is a #mother
's story of #loss
and redemption as she weaves her path through the tragedy.
Poblete takes #readers
on a raw, heartbreaking journey from the scene of the crime, to a worldwide quest to understand Robby’s unfulfilled plans - all while trying to make sense of what has happened. Through her #writing
, she reveals how his death has changed her and how she used the horrifying experience to make sure her son's #legacy
about Poblete's #story
in the works. You can find a brief #promo
Pati Navalta Poblete is a longtime #BayArea
journalist, serving as the Community Editor for the Vallejo Times-Herald, #News #Editor
at the Alameda News Group, and Editorial Writer and Columnist for The #SanFrancisco
Chronicle, where she was nominated twice for the Pulitzer Prize for her editorial series on the need for foster care reform in California. She later worked as the Asia Regional Director for an international organization that works with national governments and intergovernmental agencies on shaping sustainability policies. She is the author of “The Oracles: My Filipino Grandparents of America” (2006, Heyday Books), and the author of the upcoming book, A Better Place (Nothing But the Truth Publishing), to be released in May 2018.
You can watch her story HERE.
Visit http://nothingbutthetruth.com/2017/08/07/a-better-place/ for more information.
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Derrick Hayes at www.DerrickHayes.com is an #Author