at in store on 01/09/2018, 06:00 pm
author photo book jacket
"New Orleans", LA
About Venue
Octavia Books is an independent, locally-owned bookstore located uptown in New Orleans. We hope you will stop by soon to see our great hand-picked selection of books, meet our owners & staff, talk about the latest books or find your favorite author.
Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History The remarkable Kopp sisters are back! In Amy Stewart's third installment of their true-life tale, one of the nation's first female deputy sheriffs finds herself defending her inmates against accusations of so-called morality crimes, while life gets complicated at home. Join us for a lively evening of storytelling and rambunctious women's history - and book signing. The best-selling author of GIRL WAIT WITH GUN and LADY COP MAKES TROUBLE continues her extraordinary journey into the real lives of the forgotten but fabulous Kopp sisters. Deputy sheriff Constance Kopp is outraged to see young women brought into the Hackensack jail over dubious charges of waywardness, incorrigibility, and moral depravity. The strong willed, patriotic Edna Heustis, who left home to work in a munitions factory, certainly doesn’t belong behind bars. And sixteen year old runaway Minnie Davis, with few prospects and fewer friends, shouldn’t be publicly shamed and packed off to a state run reformatory. But such were the laws—and morals—of 1916 Constance uses her authority as deputy sheriff, and occasionally exceeds it, to investigate and defend these women when no one else will. But it's her sister Fleurette who puts Constance's beliefs to the test and forces her to reckon with her own ideas of how a young woman should and shouldn't behave. Against the backdrop of World War I, and drawn once again from the true story of the Kopp sisters, Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions is a spirited, page turning story that will delight fans of historical fiction and lighthearted detective fiction alike. Amy Stewart is the New York Times best-selling author of nine booksHer popular nonfiction titles include The Drunken Botanist, Wicked Plants, and Flower Confidential. She lives in Portland with her husband Scott Brown, a rare book dealer. They own an independent bookstore called Eureka Books, which is so independent that it lives in California while they live in Oregon. Event date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 6:00pm Event address: Octavia Books - 513 Octavia Street - New Orleans, LA 70115

"Why isn't my state listed?"

The STARS Directory is a project of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance. It's goal is to encourage readers to visit the southern booksellers that make up our membership.


Logging in first time?

The STARS database detected that you have never allotted password for the username you are trying. Do you want to create a default password now so that you can login to our system? Your password will be sent by email on your registered email address.