Sue Tabashnik to sign her book "Patrick Swayze: the Dreamer"
Sue Tabashnik will sign and answer question on her book Patrick Swayze: the Dreamer 2 p.m. Saturday April 7 at the Hub City Bookshop.
Patrick Swayze, the beloved dancer, actor, singer, songwriter, producer, choreographer, family man, athlete, horseman, and more, had a diversified career in the arts world for over thirty-five years. He often played hero roles in his work and spoke about traditional values such as honor, integrity, morality, passion, faith, and love. He was always searching for meaning in his life and trying to give to others some joy or sense of purpose or meaning. During his hard-fought and inspirational battle against pancreatic cancer, he became a real-life hero to millions of people. Patrick Swayze was taken too soon, but his remarkable spirit and enormous legacy will always shine bright. Discover how his focus on dreams for himself and others sustained him and guided him to live a zest-filled and hopeful life even while dealing with great adversity.
Honor and celebrate Patrick Swayze while reading about his career, his connection with his family, and his involvement in advocacy for dance, cancer advances, and conservation. Learn what his professional colleagues and fans have to say about him. Finally, get a look at what I think Patrick Swayze would say to us now.
Enjoy approximately thirty color photos throughout the book which include Patrick Swayze from his various movie and television roles, rarely seen photos from appearances, and more. Read Patrick Swayze’s own words which have been compiled from multiple media sources throughout the years.
Sue Tabashnik published two unique Dirty Dancing tribute books, The Fans’ Love Story: How the Movie DIRTY DANCING Captured the Hearts of Millions! (July 2010) and The Fans’ Love Story ENCORE: How the Movie DIRTY DANCING Captured the Hearts of Millions! (December 2013). She became a fan of Patrick Swayze in 1988. She was an active member of the Official Patrick Swayze International Fan Club from 2000−2010, which included writing numerous articles for the club magazine. She had the good fortune to meet Patrick Swayze several times at movie screenings and benefit events from 2002−2004, which led her to become an even bigger fan. Sue has worked as a master’s level social worker since 1977. Sue has lived most of her life in the Detroit area. Author website: www.likedirtydancing.com A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Patrick Swayze Pancreas Cancer Research Fund at the Stanford Cancer Institute.