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Greater Naples Jewish Book Festival

  • Hilton Naples 5111 Tamiami Trail N Naples, FL 34103 (map)

A Spotlight Event Featuring Author Jamie Bernstein
Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein

Sponsored by TheaterZone, Dr. Barrett Ross Ginsberg and Steinway Piano Gallery

The oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir. In Famous Father Girl, Bernstein mines the emotional depths of her childhood, and invites us inter her family’s private world. A fantastic set of characters populates the Bernsteins’ lives, including the Kennedys, John Lennon, Mike Nichols, Jerome Robbins, Richard Avedon, Stephen Sondheim and Lauren Bacall.