Mary Higgins Clark (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace).
Mary Higgins Clark was the featured speaker for the 10th annual Literary Voices dinner recently at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. She talked about her life and her books. Her newest novel is “The Lost Years” and it was presented as a party favor to all the guests at the party. Included with the books, which also served as centerpieces at the table, was a colorful night light.
Huge Rice was presented the Lee B. Brawner Lifetime Achievement Award by members of the Library Endowment Trust which sponsored the event. Suzie Symcox was chairman and Carol Troy was co-chairman.
Committee members included Leslie and Cliff Hudson, honorary chairmen; David Carpenter and Robert Clements, sponsorship chairmen; Brian T. Alford, Catherine Armitage, Gene Barth, Sherry Beasley, DeDe Benham, Marilyn Bethea, Hilarie Blaney, Annie Bohanon, Cassie Bowen, Ann Cameron, Sharon Carpenter, Sody Clements, Terri Cooper, Rita Gunter Dearmon, Karen Delaney, Debby Dudman, Candy Dulaney Reece, David Durrett, Michelle Ellis, Ellen Fleming, Joan Frates, Linda Garrett, Julie Hall, Dr. Nancy K. Hall and Kirk Hammons.
Also Aimee Harlow, Jane Harlow, Tamara Hermen, Lori Hill, Sarah Hogan, Gail Huneryager, Sue Ann Hyde, Katie James, Karleen Krywucki, Elaine Levy, Lana Lopez, Penny McCaleb, Anita Milam, Kay Oliver, Caroline Patton, Mary Price, Meg Salyer, Cindi Shelby, Sylvia Slater, Audrey Streetman, Jane Thompson, Molly Tolbert, Lauren Voth, Kathy Walker and Kathy Williams.
Brandon Stauffer and Dana Meister had Mary Higgins Clark’s books from Full Circle Book Store.
Dana Gordon and Cathy Freede were at the event.
Nightlights highlighted book titles.
Mary Higgins Clark spoke at the podium and was shown on tv screens around the room.
Typewriters, posters, books and magnifying glasses were set at the front of the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club.