Pat Henman: “I wrote this book for many reasons, one of them being that the criminal system re-look at their treatment of victims, plus to loudly suggest that lawmakers devise a plan to make sure a repeat or first offender can never do this again to innocent people.” Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Pat Henman: “I wrote this book for many reasons, one of them being that the criminal system re-look at their treatment of victims, plus to loudly suggest that lawmakers devise a plan to make sure a repeat or first offender can never do this again to innocent people.” Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Castlegar Library hosting in-person reading and book signing with Kootenay author Pat Henman

Henman will read from her book Beyond the Legal Limit: Surviving a Collision with a Drunk Driver

The Castlegar and District Library will be hosting an in-person reading and book signing with Kootenay author Pat Henman on Wednesday, April 20.

Henman will read from her book Beyond the Legal Limit: Surviving a Collision with a Drunk Driver and will be joined by musical guests Rachel DeShon and Robyn Lamb.

The book recounts Henman’s accident, her physical and psychological recovery, the legal nightmare, the criminal conviction of the driver, the need for legal advocacy and support for victims, her involvement with the group Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, and her re-entry into normal life in Nelson after a long hospital stay.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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