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Celebrate National Novel Month at Warwick’s

November 9, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

La Jolla by the Sea

WHAT: Interview opportunity with local San Diego author David Jacinto, author of Out of the Darkness, a powerful novel inspired by a true story that unpacks issues of class warfare, child labor, and the importance of family against the backdrop of England’s Industrial Revolution. Jacinto will give a short reading, followed by Q&A, then sign copies.

WHO: David A. Jacinto was born into a family living on the wrong side of the tracks and has been a storyteller ever since. He was the first in his extended family to attend college, receiving his degree in civil engineering. He went on to serve as president of SM Engineering Company, held leadership roles in multiple national and international companies along the west coast of California, and was on the board of directors for others. Despite his business successes, he supposes his greatest achievement includes being Papa J to 13 grandchildren. Out of the Darkness is his second book, with Where Eagles Fly Free, the second in the series, to follow.

WHERE: Warwick’s, 7812 Girard Avenue, La Jolla, CA

WHEN: Thursday, November 9, 7:30 p.m.

November’s Timely Tie-ins:

National Novel Writing Month
National Author’s Day (1)
World Freedom Day (9)
I Love to Write Day (15)

To schedule an interview or receive a review copy and/or press materials, please contact: Wes Seeley, [email protected] or call 512-501-4399 x713.

ABOUT THE BOOK: In 1837, seven-year-old Thomas Wright followed in the family footsteps into one of England’s most dangerous coal mines. He struggled with childhood fears, working twelve-hour days, six days a week in the darkness 500-feet below ground. That was until disaster struck, taking the lives of his boyhood friends in one of England’s most horrific accidents that changed the direction of his life and the course of history.

This is the fast-moving story of a young boy overcoming the iron-fisted rule of the massively wealthy lord of the land, who not only owned much of South Yorkshire’s coal mines, and the villages in which the miners lived, but the mortgages on their lives. With the help of his family, he confronts the tyrannical system of industrial slavery, His Lordship’s brutal psychopathic enforcer, and a society that fostered the oppression of the working class. From his desperate beginnings, we follow Tom on a path to a brilliant career, his love affairs with two strong-willed women, and his courageous fight to help change industrial slavery of the working class.


November 9, 2023
7:30 pm
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