The Hidden Light of Northern Fires

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Signed First Edition - Hardcover

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THE HIDDEN LIGHT OF NORTHERN FIRES is a fictionalized account of the only secesssionist town north of the Mason Dixon Line. The story is fact based, historically correct, and concerns the author's actual family. The abolitionist and the fugitive follow a dangerous path and combine to make a page-turning read.


THIS COPY (shown below) was hand signed on the title page by Daren Wang in a New Orleans hotel parking garage. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing and comes with a certificate authenticating the signature.  Published in August, 2017 by Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's and distributed by Macmillan.


DAREN WANG (shown below on our Wall of Fame is one of America's best known literary personalities to have never written a book or worked in publishing. He is the founder and until  his recent retirement, director of the Decatur Book Festival, the nation's largest such gathering. In that capacity, he has rubbed elbows and conversed with our best authors, frequently sharing his family's connection to history. After much encouragement and many rewrites, his powerful debut novel arrived to rave reviews as well as being named by the American Booksellers Association as one of the top titles in the month of publication. Thank you Daren Wang for signing our books.


THIS VIDEO was shot on September 16, 2017 in the parking garage of the Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans.

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