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NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Author Les Standiford will discuss his new book, “Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America,” at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library at 7 p.m. Monday. The book recounts the 1981 kidnapping and murder of Adam Walsh and the police investigation that took 27 years to close.

Standiford is the prolific writer of the John Deal mystery novels and nonfiction works including “Last Train to Paradise:

Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean.”

A book signing will follow the presentation, and copies of “Bringing Adam Home” will be available for purchase.

The free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. To learn more about the friends group, visit For more information about the program, please call 386-424-2910, ext. 104, or visit The library is at 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. It’s open from 1 - 5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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