Literary Society of the Desert Author Lunch with Whitney Scharer
Discussion by Whitney Scharer of The Age of Light, a sweeping debut novel set in Paris in the 1930’s about the love story between Vogue model turned photographer Lee Miller and the artist Man Ray. Gorgeous and talented, Lee has left behind a successful modeling career to pursue her dream of being an artist. She catches the eye of renowned artist Man Ray, and though he wants to use her only as a model, Lee convinces him to teach her photography as well. Man is an egotistical, charismatic force, and soon their personal and professional lives become intimately entwined.