A Different Kind of Seeing: In Conversation with Marie Younan and Jill Sanguinetti
The Vision Australia Library is delighted to invite Vision Australia clients and library members to its first author In Conversation event for 2021.
Author Marie Younan and co-author Jill Sanguinetti will discuss their recently released and evocative memoir of Marie’s life, A Different Kind of Seeing, now available through the Vision Australia Library. Marie is a highly engaging storyteller and her memoir has been described as inspirational, full of love and hope and hard to put down.
Marie and Jill will be in conversation with Bill Jolley, a leader in the blind community.
When: Wednesday March 3, 6pm – 7.30pm (AEDT) at Vision Australia Kooyong, Victoria or via Zoom livestream from 6.15pm.
For more information on the event and to book or register your interest in the Zoom livestream visit the event page.
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