Media/Listings/Photo Op - The Pursuit of Happyness Author, Chris Gardner, at Indigo on Monday, March 19



    TORONTO, March 15 /CNW/ -

    
    Date:         Monday, March 19, 2007
    Time:         7:00 p.m.
    Location:     Indigo Manulife (Bay/Bloor)
                  55 Bloor Street West, Toronto
    

    Meet Chris Gardner, author of The Pursuit of Happyness, as he talks about
his bestselling book and incredible life journey.
    Don't miss this opportunity to join Heather Reisman, Chief Booklover,
Indigo Books & Music Inc., as she interviews Gardner on his climb from
homelessness to becoming a millionaire stockbroker with his own 15-employee
Chicago firm.
    This FREE event is an extraordinary chance to meet Gardner and get your
signed copy of The Pursuit of Happyness ($19.50 in trade paperback) available
at Indigo, Chapters and Coles stores and online at www.chapters.indigo.ca.

    About Chris Gardner
    -------------------
    Gardner is the owner and CEO of Christopher Gardner International
Holdings with offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. Surmounting
acute obstacles on his road to success, Gardner is an avid motivational
speaker, addressing the keys to self-empowerment, beating odds, and breaking
cycles. Gardner is also a passionate philanthropist committed to many
charitable organizations.

    About The Pursuit of Happyness
    ------------------------------
    The amazing story of Gardner's life was published as an autobiography,
The Pursuit of Happyness in May 2006, and became a New York Times and
Washington Post No. 1 bestseller. Gardner is also the inspiration for the
movie The Pursuit of Happyness released in December. The movie was No. 1 at
the box office its opening weekend. Will Smith stars as Gardner and received
Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nominations for his
performance. Gardner is an associate producer on the movie.

    
           Visit www.chapters.indigo.ca/events for a list of other
                          exciting events near you.
    





For further information:

For further information: Suzanne Rappaport or Sandra D'Ambrosio, Edelman
Public Relations, (416) 979-1120, Suzanne.rappaport@edelman.com,
Sandra.d'ambrosio@edelman.com; OR: Jeremy Cammy, Indigo Books & Music Inc.,
(416) 300-0799, jcammy@indigo.ca


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