Big news to share!
Jacob's story to appear on ABC's 20/20 October 13th
We’ve been excited to share this news for a long time and finally have the go-ahead. On Friday, October 13th, Jacob’s story will be featured in a two-hour episode on ABC’s 20/20!
We’ve been working with the producers from 20/20 since back in April and they’ve been to Minnesota several times to film and interview key people who are close to the case. This includes investigators, suspects, witnesses, reporters, and many more. It promises to be an in-depth reporting of this very long and complicated case, but also a story about hope, resilience, faith and friendship.
Dear Jacob: A Mother’s Journey of Hope will be released the same week as the 20/20 episode, so it will be a busy and exciting time for us as we officially kick off our book tour! After so many years of planning, writing, editing and publishing this book, it’s hard to believe it’s only a few weeks away now!
We look forward to meeting many of you at our upcoming author events and book signings! For a full list, please visit our Events page.
Here are a few photos from some of our 20/20 interviews. It’s amazing the amount of setup, coordination, and re-arranging of furniture they need to do just to make this happen!
Talk of the Stacks
The "official" launch event for Dear Jacob: A Mother’s Journey of Hope will be held on Wednesday, October 18th at "Talk of the Stacks," sponsored by Friends of the Hennepin County Library. It starts at 6:30 PM and takes place both virtually and in-person inside Pohlad Hall at the Minneapolis Central Library. Tickets are free and we would love to see you there! To get more details or to sign up, visit https://www.supporthclib.org/talk-stacks.
Upcoming Author Events
Our publicity team at Minnesota Historical Society Press has been busy lining up author talks and book signings for us. To see all the latest updates, please visit our Events page.
Dear Jacob: A Mother’s Journey of Hope is available for pre-order from your favorite bookseller, online retailer, or local library. Here are a few links to choose from:
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