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LLANO — Horseshoe Bay author Terry Johnson will sign copies of his book "Kirby: From the Baseball Field to the Battlefield" at 1-3 p.m. July 9 at Fuel Coffee House, 106 E. Main St.

The book is about Kirby Wilcox, a natural-born leader and athlete able to turn the head of any girl in his class with his new red Ford Fairlane convertible. He aspired to win championships, wed the homecoming queen, play Major League baseball and attend college where only the elite enter — West Point Military Academy.

Set in the Missouri Ozarks, a 20th century Camelot for those who came of age during the 1950s, "Kirby" takes a journey through the era of rock ‘n’ roll before launching into the social turbulence of a changing nation in the 1960s and the dark years when young Americans fought an unseen enemy in the jungles of Vietnam.