Wednesday, January 25, 2023

LM councilman turned Author' has big showing at book signing


A standing only room crowd turned out this past weekend at the La Mirada Library for a book signing by and to hear former two-time mayor and current city council member Dr. Ed Eng talk about his recently released 'The Accidental Mayor', a collection of stories from throughout his life.

Family and friends of Dr Eng's dating as far back childhood were also on hand for the signing which also served as a fundraiser for the Friends of the La Mirada Library with Mr.Eng generously donating 100% of the days proceeds to the group.

In his book, Dr. Eng shares with readers his personal story of overcoming the many obstacles he encountered as an Asian immigrating here from Hong Kong as a child including gang violence in L.A.'s  Chinatown,  racism, and more, pushing himself to become educated, how he built a remarkable career, the joy of marrying Cathy, the love of his life and becoming a dad and the unlikely events that led to Eng becoming 'The Accidental Mayor'.

Dr. Eng will be on hand for another book signing on Saturday Feb 4 in Downey and as a presenter at the Museum of Tolerance on Sunday Feb. 12. More details on both events will be posted as they become available.

The Downey signing will be held at the city library at 11121 Brookshire Ave. one block north of Firestone Blvd., Saturday Feb 4th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

'The Accidental Mayor' is available at Amazon com or by clicking on this link

Options for free delivery or next day delivery are offered.

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