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September 17, 2010 08:44am
Dawn Schiller's Appearances
Source: Independent Publishers Group
by: Company Press Release

(CHICAGO, IL) -- Dawn Schiller will speak about her new book, ''The Road Through Wonderland: Surviving John Holmes'' (Medallion press, August 2010, $19.95), forewords by Val Kilmer and Kate Bosworth, with several Chicagoland & Aurora area events.

Event Details:

When: Saturday, September 18 at 5 p.m. And again on Sunday, September 19 at 9 a.m. & 11 a.m. Where: The Orchard Community (101 Barnes Rd., Aurora, IL 60506) Contact: For further info about the event, please contact Brigitte Shepard at Brigitte@medallionpress.com.

When: Wednesday, September 22 at 12:30 p.m. Where: Borders (150 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601) Contact: For further info about the event, please contact Eric Schutz at eschutz@bordersstores.com.

When: Wednesday, September 22 at 7 p.m. Where: The Orchard Community (101 Barnes Rd., Aurora, IL 60506) Contact: For further info about the event, please contact Brigitte Shepard at Brigitte@medallionpress.com.

When: Thursday, September 23 at 6 p.m. Where: Hollywood Palms Cinema (352 South Route 59, Naperville, IL 60540) **There will also be a movie screening of Wonderland at this event. Admission is $25, which includes the cost of the screening, an entrée, and a signed copy of the book.

When: Friday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m. Where: Barnes and Noble (55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL 60077) Contact: For further info about the event, please contact Elaine Hahkin at crm2622@bn.com.

Details:

At each event, Schiller will be discussing ''The Road Through Wonderland'', her harrowing experiences as the girlfriend of John Holmes and her work in preventing teen victimization. Her events will be followed by a Q&A and book signing and are open to the public. Each event is free with the exception of Schiller’s event at Arcada Theater.

Recently featured in Marie Claire, Los Angeles Magazine, and others, ''The Road Through Wonderland'' is a surreal and mesmerizing memoir about Schiller’s underage relationship to charismatic and gregarious adult film star John Holmes. A harrowing story of survival, Schiller paints a haunting and vivid portrait of Holmes, exposing his true character apart from the man lauded in movies including ''Wonderland'' and ''Boogie Nights.'' Though her naïve, teenage eyes, Schiller recalls how she was thrust into Holmes’ unpredictable world—one where he began abusing her and prostituting her for drug money, including to payback infamous drug lord Eddie Nash. Schiller also details the aftermath of Holmes involvement in the famed Wonderland Murders and how she eventually broke free of Holmes, turning him into the FBI.

Schiller is currently a national advocate for preventing teen victimization and started ''Our Throwaway Teens—Who are They and How Can We Help?,'' a national platform that seeks to raise awareness to the vulnerabilities to a teen that grows up in an abusive and neglected environment. She routinely speaks on vital issues related to teen victimization and is the founder of E.S.T.E.A.M. (Empowering Successful Teens through Education, Awareness and Mentoring), a nonprofit dedicated to assisting teens who are struggling to find a safe and successful path to adulthood.

For more information on Dawn Schiller, please visit www.dawn-schiller.com. Also visit her non-profit organization at www.empowerteens.com. For more information on her book, visit www.theroadthroughwonderland.com.

Dawn’s book ''The Road Through Wonderland: Surviving John Holmes'' can be purchased at:

http://www.amazon.com/Road-Through-Wonderland-Surviving-Holmes/DP/1605420832

To book an interview with Dawn Schiller or for a review copy of ''the Road Through Wonderland'', please contact: Jen Wisnowski, Publicity Manager, Independent Publishers Group, (312) 337-0747 ext. 227 or jen@ipgbook.com

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