WARREN, Mich., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Art Van Furniture, the Midwest's number one furniture and mattress retailer, will be hosting award-winning Detroit journalist and New York Times best-selling author Mitch Albom for a book signing event as a part of their Wonderland holiday extravaganza. The event will take place on Saturday, December 3 from 2-4 p.m. at 6500 E. 14 Mile Road.
With the first 200 guests receiving a free copy, members of the community are invited to a meet-and-greet book signing with Mitch Albom for the chance to now get one his best novels in paperback. The musically narrated tale of The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, follows a young boy, turned musical icon, after immigrating to America at the bottom of a boat with only an old guitar that has six magical blue strings. When Frankie's talent becomes an amazing gift, he realizes that this gift has become his burden as he can now alter people's futures.
"We are excited to have Mitch Albom back at Art Van Wonderland with his best-selling book for guests to enjoy and gift just in time for the holidays," said Gary Van Elslander, President of Art Van Furniture. "This beautifully written story is a classic in the making, and we are proud to have a Michigander turned nationally accomplished author, journalist and musician back with us to celebrate the season. With this magical and remarkable novel now published as a paperback, Mitch is able to present us yet again with one of his most unforgettable characters."
Albom's previous books all have reached number one on the New York Times' bestseller list, including The First Phone Call From Heaven, The Time Keeper, For One More Day, Have a Little Faith, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, and Tuesdays With Morrie. Collectively, his books have sold more than 35 million copies worldwide.
About Art Van Furniture Art Van Furniture is the Midwest's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates more than 100 stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa, including freestanding Art Van PureSleep mattress stores, Art Van Flooring stores, and Art Van Furniture franchise locations, as well as a full service e-commerce website. Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Michigan. Visit artvan.com for more information.