Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Lunch with author of "Another Man's Treasure" 10/26


The simple life of home organizer Ted McCormick is about to explode. He must deal with the ire of James Smith, a demanding client who is convinced his eccentric father died leaving something of great value hidden in his cluttered and mysterious Victorian mansion. What — or who — is in the house to prevent Ted from finding it?

Author James O’Connor will discuss his book, Another Man’s Treasure, set in Albany, at a luncheon on Wednesday, October 26 at the National Register-listed University Club of Albany, 141 Washington Avenue at Dove Street. The buffet lunch will begin at 12:00 noon, with the presentation commencing at 12:30 p.m., followed by a question and answer period. The University Club of Albany Foundation, Inc. is presenting this event, and one need not be a member of the University Club to attend.

The cost for the luncheon and lecture is $25. Reservations are required and may be made by calling the University Club at 518-463-1151.

"When I was in college, I told my father I wanted to become an author,” said O’Connor. “He told me, ‘writing is a great back-up skill to have for a real job.’ He was right.” Before starting his own public relations firm specializing in book and author publicity, Jim worked in corporate communications for a number of Fortune 500 corporations. He is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago. He and his wife live in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Another Man’s Treasure is his second book. His first book, CUSS CONTROL: The Complete Book on How to Curb Your Cursing, was a media sensation.
The University Club Foundation, a 501c3 corporation, was formed to recognize and maintain the unique historic and architectural significance of the University Club building and property, its historic neighborhood and the city of Albany, where it has been located since its inception in 1901.

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