LaurelHurst book club meets about ‘Elmer Left’ by Kate Liebfried

Published 8:46 am Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Pictured above are: Jane Scarborough, Betty Waldowski, Jennifer Thompson, Vicki Liebfried, Jean Gregonis, Kate Liebfried, Grace Beach, Pat Armistead, Ruth Rose, Jean Carter and Lois Beach. (photo submitted)

Laurel Hurst Retirement Community’s Book Club meets once a month.

This month they read “Elmer Left,” by Kate Liebfried. Liebrried is the granddaughter of resident Jean Gregonis and was available to come speak with the group.

“Elmer Left” is about a 78-year- old man who leaves home one night and goes on many adventures.  He meets new people, lives in very different cities and learns a lot about himself in the process.

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Liebfried talked with the book club about her process for writing, how she became a writer and about her next book which should be coming out soon.

“Elmer Left” is available at and is a great read for young and old alike.

– article submitted by Jennifer Thompson