The Boy Who Loved Too Much book signing

<i>The Boy Who Loved Too Much</i> book signing

Author photo by Eric Kayne

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Past Event
Free

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Brazos Bookstore
2421 Bissonnet
Houston, TX  77005
713-523-0701
Twenty-five deleted genes on chromosome 7 produces Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that can cause a host of potentially life-threatening conditions, from congenital heart defects to diabetes, but is characterized most by the “Williams personality”: an almost complete lack of social inhibition. Jennifer Latson’s debut, The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness, weaves the science behind Williams syndrome with the personal struggles of 12-year-old Eli and his mother Gayle in what Kirkus Reviews calls a “well-researched, perceptive exploration of a rare genetic disorder seen through the eyes of a mother and son.” The Houston-based Latson, a current staff editor for Rice’s alumni magazine, has previously been featured in the Houston Chronicle and Boston Globe.
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