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October 19, 2011

Margaret Dilloway
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Margaret Dilloway, author of How to Be an American Housewife, will be speaking at the Lemon Grove Library, 8073 Broadway, on Monday, November 28 at 1:30 p.m. Dilloway will be speaking and signing copies of her novel, which will also be available for sale. This event is free of charge, open to the public, and is being offered through a partnership with the American Association of University Women of La Mesa and El Cajon.

How to Be an American Housewife is set in California and Japan, and tells the story of a Japanese woman named Shoko who marries an American GI and moves to the United States. The novel follows Shoko on her journey to become a "proper" American housewife - a journey that is repeated by her daughter, Sue. Dilloway is also the author of a popular blog that details her life of "writing, child-rearing, and the occasional craft" and can be read at http://margaretdilloway.com/blog/.

"Margaret Dilloway has a charming personality that is reflected in her writing," said Branch Manager Amparo Madera. "Her novel is poignant and honest - giving each and every reader something to relate to."

For more information on the Margaret Dilloway author visit, contact branch staff at (619) 463-9819.

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