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For literary inquiries, please reach out to her agent, Kim Perel of Wendy Sherman Associates.

Summit, NJ


Kara Richardson Whitely is an award-winning author & speaker who has presented at Google, Pfizer, Dartmouth, Purdue and more. Her book Gorge was featured on Good Morning America and in the New York Times among dozens of other publications. Her latest book, Weight of Being, was featured on The Today Show.

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Bridgewater Barnes & Noble Reading & Book signing

  • Bridgewater Barnes & Noble 319 US-202 Bridgewater, NJ 08807 (map)

Hear Kara talk about her journey up Africa's highest peak and what it takes to move mountains in your life. 

Kara will be signing books after the event. 

Earlier Event: August 6
Castleton, Indiana REI
Later Event: September 16
Randolph, NJ Library