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Jo Jo Moyes

Jo Jo Moyes

Decatur Library Auditorium

September 12, 2013, 7:15 p.m.

Moyes, who makes her home in Essex, England, is the author of The Last Letter From Your Lover, winner of the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s Romantic Novel Of The Year 2011, joins us to discuss her latest novel, The Girl You Left Behind, a tale of two love stories taking place in 1916 and 2006. In 1916, the portrait of a young woman, whose husband is fighting on the front, catches the eyes of a German officer when her small town is invaded. Almost a century later, the portrait becomes a gift for a young woman from her husband shortly before he dies. Struggling emotionally and financially, Liv learns that the portrait may be a piece of art confiscated by the Germans, and that