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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 author & speaker featured on Oprah's Lifeclass and Self, Redbook and American Hiker. Her book Gorge will be released in 2015.

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Words Bookstore, Maplewood

  • Words Bookstore 179 Maplewood Ave Maplewood, NJ, 07040 United States (map)

Join Kara for a book discussion and signing. She will be reading from her nationally-acclaimed memoir, Gorge: My Journey Up Kilimanjaro at 300 Pounds. 

Earlier Event: September 16
Randolph, NJ Library