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Ron Ferster & Jan Bevan Book Signing

Join us as we welcome Ron Ferster and Jan Bevan for a book signing of their book, Letters of the Lost Children: Japan -- World War II.

Reinhold C. Ferster,
born in Buffalo, NY, studied commercial art at the University of Buffalo and Rochester Institute of Technology.  He served in the U.S. Navy aboard destroyers and later as an illustrator in the Admiral’s Public Information Office, Newport, Rhode Island. He also served simultaneously as a 2nd Lt., Rhode Island Militia, historical command, Newport Artillery Company.  After working as a commercial artist and copywriter at ad agencies, Reinhold opened an advertising & marketing agency in Buffalo and Toronto, Canada.

Jan Atchley Bevan 
is a published author of children’s books and poetry. She was Author in Residence of the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida from 2000 to 2008. Jan was a Literary Art Educator in the Education Department of the Cummer Museum where she brought art and education together on a daily basis. Jan Atchley Bevan has a long appreciation of history and its importance to everything we experience in our lives.  Jan is an author of children’s literature (two illustrated children’s books), and creative non-fictional historical events. Also a poet, she is a pianist and musical composer. A former psychiatric social worker, Jan Bevan earned her BS in Psychology from Berry College in Rome, Georgia, and her Master’s in Pastoral Studies and Theology from Loyola University, New Orleans, LA. She was an ambassador to VSA (Very Special Arts) of Florida. The National headquarters of VSA is in Washington D.C. and is an affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Books will be available on day of signing.

Event address: 
1971 San Marco Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32207-3211
Letters of the Lost Children: Japan -- World War II By Reinhold C. Ferster, Jan Atchley Bevan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781942016489
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pisgah Press LLC - September 15th, 2020