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“Death in the Tenderloin” Book Launch | SF Main Library

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Monday, January 14, 2013 - 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco Main Public Library | 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102


Join us for the launch of a new book, Death in the Tenderloin, a compilation of posthumous stories drawn from the pages of the Central City Extra, the Tenderloin’s neighborhood newspaper.

Panel discussion with the book’s authors: Tom Carter and Marjorie Beggs, moderated by Geoff Link, editor of Central City Extra.

The book chronicles the passing of 99 residents – some saints, some sinners – who died in San Francisco’s most notorious and poorest neighborhood. Among the stories are those of SRO-hotel pioneer Leroy Looper and Hank Wilson, the Mother Teresa of the Tenderloin. These “curtain calls” reveal the many paths of neighborhood lives and the universal journey of human existence.

 

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Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Literature
Address: 100 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102