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POSTPONED: Signing: Joel Burcat to sign "Drink to Every Beast"

”March 25, 2020”
6:30 pm” – “8:00 pm

 

In conjunction with the Dean McGee Eye Institute, Award-Winning Environmental Lawyer and Author Joel Burcat will sign Drink to Every Beast, written while
Mr. Burcat was suffering from Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (NAION)- the loss of blood flow to the optic nerve.

In this romantically-charged environmental legal thriller, two teenagers die after swimming through chemicals illegally dumped into the Susquehanna River. Mike Jacobs, a young environmental prosecutor for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is assigned his first big case and must find, and stop the dumpers. Mike’s alluring new friend Sherry Stein, an ambitious young Deputy Attorney General, is investigating the man running against the Governor. Another of Mike’s friends, Patty Dixon, ‘the girl next door,’ is his mother’s nurse and Mike wonders whether she is being blackmailed. Their lives intersect. Danger strikes–who will die? Will Mike discover the treachery before the midnight dumper kills again?

About the Author: Joel Burcat is an environmental and energy lawyer. This is his debut novel and he has a number of published short stories. He was selected as the 2019 Lawyer of the Year in Environmental Litigation (for Central PA) by Best Lawyers in America. He has been designated by both “Super Lawyers” and “Best Lawyers” for environmental and oil and gas law. Also, he was selected by the Pa. Bar Association as a recipient of its annual award in environmental law plus other awards as an environmental and energy lawyer. In addition to his law practice, he has edited two works on environmental and energy law and has written numerous professional articles on environmental law. He lives in Harrisburg, PA with his wife, Gail. They have two grown daughters, a son-in-law, and granddaughter.

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