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Author speaks to Soroptimists

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Susan Maxwell Skinner will be the guest speaker at the May 8 luncheon meeting of Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe. The event will begin at noon at Harrah’s Special Events Center. Guests are welcome and the cost is $8 per person. Reservations are appreciated and may be made by calling the Soroptimist information line at (530) 573-2433.

At the age of 16, Skinner began training as a reporter on the New Zealand Herald, the country’s largest newspaper. As she rose through the ranks to feature writing, royal visits became part of her “beat.” By the time Prince Charles was making his last bachelor tours, Skinner was already a popular columnist. On assignment to cover “The Wedding,” she met Princess Diana for the first time.

Skinner remained in the Buckingham Palace press corps for about eight years. During that time she wrote a book and hundreds of magazine articles about Princess Diana. As the Waleses became international ambassadors for Britain, Skinner traveled the world in Diana’s footsteps and developed a real compassion for the young superstar. Later, in California, Skinner became a professional singer.

The royal links were resumed after Diana died. London publishers begged the author to repaint the colorful Diana years in a second book, “Diana, an English Rose”. Skinner’s third book, “Diana, Memory of a Rose,” shares the writer’s insights into Diana’s strange world and her greatest gifts: her love for her children and her mission to bring love to people’s lives.


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