“It’s a celebration of the first soft-cover edition and our nation’s independence,”
"I've been waiting for Desire Street to release ‘Wolf's Run’ in paperback so could afford to buy one,” said author Louis Hillary Park. “Seriously, I appreciate all the folks who purchased ‘Wolf's Run’ as a signed hardback. There were a lot of them! Especially in this economy.
“I’m glad to see it hitting the market in paperback so that it is a little more affordable for folks. … And the week of July 4 is the perfect time for it. Paperbacks just feel like summer.”
In conjunction with the book’s release in paperback, Desire Street also is releasing a one-minute video trailer, and Park will hold an online chat July 7 hosted on the Desire Street Books & Press web site (www.desirestreetbooks.com)
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“The trade paperback edition represents the newest phase in our support of talented novelists like Louis,” said Ottolenghi. “We’re looking forward to other authors following his path.”
‘Wolf’s Run,’ which continues to be available as a signed hardback and for Kindle, is a mystery-laced love story is set against the violent backdrop of the 1960s Civil Rights Era in Mississippi. The novel tells the story of Holly Lee Carter, a young, beautiful photo-journalist left paralyzed while covering the Vietnam War.
When Holly inherits her family newspaper, she leaves Los Angeles and returns to the family home – Wolf’s Run -- in Delong, Mississippi. — a segregated community called Wolf's Run. Holly fights to keep the newspaper out of bankruptcy and the hands of the Ku Klux Klan, and comes to believe that her father's death was no accident.
Returning home in a wheelchair, also Holly must deal with her own fears, insecurities, frustrations and the reawakening of powerful, long-dormant desires. Her hard-earned faith strengthens her, but will it be enough? In the end, the decisions she makes will change the county’s future forever, but may cost her life.
ABOUT AUTHOR LOUIS HILLARY PARK
Mississippi native Louis Hillary Park is a fast-rising star in Southern fiction and an anchor writer for Desire Street Press. Louis Hillary Park calls himself a "recovering journalist" with Southern roots that are eight generations deep. He grew up in Tippah County, Mississippi, attended Ole Miss and worked at the Bolivar Commercial and Greenwood Commonwealth in the bluesy heart of the fertile Mississippi Delta.
From there, he spent five years covering Louisiana State University sports and the New Orleans Saints while living in the heart of Cajun Country. He worked as a journalist in Florida until 2006, when he left the profession to finish Wolf's Run.
Later, he founded a successful Web site development business and is now Web Content Director for Palm Beach Atlantic University, a private Christian college in West Palm Beach, Florida.
ABOUT DESIRE STREET BOOKS & PRESS
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