Lagniappe Lecture

Author Melissa Guzzetta joins us to speak on Private Lucky, the amazing true story of Hank Gillebaard, a young man who grew up in Amsterdam with dreams of being a fighter pilot.

June 22 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Learn More + Add to calendar 2018-06-22 12:00:00 PM 2018-06-22 1:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Lagniappe Lecture Author Melissa Guzzetta joins us to speak on Private Lucky, the amazing true story of Hank Gillebaard, a young man who grew up in Amsterdam with dreams of being a fighter pilot.
Location: H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Melissa Guzzetta presents “Private Lucky: One Man’s Unconventional Journey from the Horrors of Nazi Occupation to the Fulfillment of a High-Flying American Dream”

Friday, June 22
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Noon — 1:00 p.m.

Author Melissa Guzzetta joins us to speak on Private Lucky, the amazing true story of Hank Gillebaard, a young man who grew up in Amsterdam with dreams of being a fighter pilot. He never lost sight of his dream, despite being forced into hiding by Nazi occupation of Holland, and even after he traveled across the world to America, where pilot training had been shut down by the time he enlisted in the US Army. This true story of survival, determination, and incredible luck will inspire you to never give up on your dreams. 

Book signing to immediately follow.

This program is free and open to the public. For more information or to register, call 504-528-1944 x 484.