Author Event: Judy Reed

  • Dates: February 27, 2024
  • Venue: Page 158 Books
  • Location: Wake Forest
  • Address: 415 Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Times: 6pm
  • Admission: Free


Join Page 158 Books as we welcome author Judy Reed to celebrate the release of her book, From Bataan to Freedom: The World War II Odyssey of Errett Louis Lujan through the Death March and Five Japanese POW Camps.

Learn what inspired the author to write this book, follow the path of Lujan through WWII and discover how Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 authorizing Japanese internment camps, the Manhattan Project and the establishment of Army hospitals for injured soldiers returning to the U.S. are connected to Lujan's plight during the war.

Judy Reed is a retired archeologist living in Wake Forest. In addition to several published analyses in archeology, and short fictional stories in several volumes of County Lines--A Literary Journal, her brief history of Santa Fe in WWII is included in the 2010 anthology commemorating the 400th anniversary of the founding of Santa Fe, New Mexico.