Lynn Stewart, Centenary News Service, 318-869-5120
Vernon Sanders to Appear at Benefit Book-signing Event Thursday,
Feb. 20 at Centenary College
SHREVEPORT, LA -- Dr. Vernon Sanders of Atlanta Ga., will sign
books and briefly discuss his To Chase the Sun during a
reception at 3 p.m.Thursday, Feb. 20 at Centenary College.
The event, a benefit for Centenary, will be held in the lobby of
Hamilton Hall. Sanders, a member of the Centenary Board of Trustees
and in Shreveport for the board’s quarterly meeting, based
his fictionally adapted biographical memoir on a true story. It
is the revelation of one man’s long and treacherous journey
as a member of the 101st Airborne Division during World War II.
“I have tried to tell the story of a soldier, who like countless
others, served his country with honor,” Sanders said in the
author’s note at the beginning of the book. “Emphasis
had been placed on the ‘human interest’ aspects of his
life: humor, irony, mischief, sacrifice and discovery. It is not
intended to be another account of World War II, but rather the conflict
in Europe serves as a backdrop for a very personal and revealing
Copies of the book will be available for $15 for soft cover and
$25 for hard cover. All proceeds from the event will go to the Clyde
and Estelle Sanders Scholarship Fund at Centenary.
For more information about the book, see http://www.sunchaser.us
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