Diane Hammond, author of Friday’s Harbor, on tour October 2013

Posted By on September 11, 2013

Friday's HarborAbout Friday’s Harbor

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (October 15, 2013)

Hannah the elephant is thriving in her new home, peacemaker Truman Levy is the new director of the Max L. Biedelman Zoo, and life in Bladenham, Washington, has finally settled down . . . or has it? From his eccentric aunt Ivy, Truman learns of the plight of a desperately sick, captive killer whale named Friday.

Reluctantly Truman agrees to give the orca a new home—and a new lease on life—at the zoo. But not everybody believes in his captivity. Soon the Max L. Biedelman Zoo is embroiled in a whale-size controversy and Friday’s fate is up for grabs.

Like The Art of Racing in the Rain and Water for Elephants, Friday’s Harbor beautifully illuminates the special bond between animals and humans.

Diane HammondAbout Diane Hammond

Diane Hammond is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Seeing Stars, Hannah’s Dream, Going to Bend, and Homesick Creek. She has worked as both a writer and an editor, and is the recipient of an Oregon Arts Commission literary fellowship. She served as a spokesperson for the Free Willy Keiko Foundation and the Oregon Coast Aquarium, and currently lives in St. Paul, MN, with her husband and daughter.

Find out more about Diane at her website and connect with her on Facebook.

Diane’s Tour Stops

Wednesday, October 16th: Tiffany’s Bookshelf

Thursday, October 17th: Book Club Classics!

Monday, October 21st: Library of Clean Reads

Wednesday, October 23rd: Book-a-licious Mama

Tuesday, October 29th: Ageless Pages Reviews

Wednesday, October 30th: Peppermint PhD

Tuesday, November 5th: As I turn the pages

Friday, November 8th: Not in Jersey

Thursday, November 7th: The Book Wheel

Thursday, November 14th: Ace and Hoser Blook

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