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Meet the Author: Judy Goldman

Presented by Richland Library at Richland Library, Main Branch, Columbia SC

Mar 18 2019
Meet the Author: Judy Goldman

A routine procedure left novelist, memoirist, and poet Judy Goldman’s husband paralyzed. Together is her unforgettable account of the struggle to regain their “normal” life and a nuanced portrait of a marriage tested.

Author talk followed by audience Q&A and a book sale/signing.

When Judy Goldman’s husband reads a newspaper ad for an injection to alleviate back pain, the outpatient procedure sounds like the answer to his longtime backaches. But rather than restoring his tennis game, the procedure leaves him paralyzed from the waist down–a phenomenon none of the doctors the family consults can explain. Overnight, Goldman’s world is turned upside down. Though she has always thought of herself as the polite,

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Free Admission

Contact: 803-929-3449

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Additional time info:

Join us earlier this same day for a free writing workshop led by Judy, for both beginning and advanced writers! 

Writing Personal Essays and Memoir: Plagiarizing from Real Life

11:00 a.m., Monday, March 18th at Richland Library Main

1431 Assembly Street

Register online at, or by calling (803) 929-3449.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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