Author refreshes marketing campaign for 2000 book ‘Henrietta Rose’

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Barbara de la Cuesta’s book gains new market traction with 2015 press campaign

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De la Cuesta hopes to touch the lives of many more readers with her book by way of a renewed marketing campaign this year.

Inspired by the author’s personal recovery from alcoholism, the novel “Henrietta Rose” (published by iUniverse) by Barbara de la Cuesta tells the story of a young woman whose addiction and recovery bring about major life changes. De la Cuesta hopes to touch the lives of many more readers with her book by way of a renewed marketing campaign this year.

Henrietta Rose, once a rich and famous hostess traveling internationally, sobers up after a lifetime of alcohol abuse. Henrietta has lost almost everything, including her three children, due to her past drinking habits.

It is only when Henrietta organizes a dinner party to reconnect with her brother and grandson that she realizes her true purpose in life.

“(The book) is an inside look at a family disease afflicting many,” de la Cuesta says. “It is also an intimate look into the 12-Step Program and the changes it can make in one’s life.”

“Henrietta Rose”
By Barbara de la Cuesta
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 152 pages | ISBN 9780595010127
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Barbara de la Cuesta lived for a number of years in South America, where she taught English in a variety of settings and wrote feature articles for The Caracas Daily Journal. She translated several Latin American novels, one of which was published in 1976. De la Cuesta published her novel “The Gold Mine” in 1988 and has since written a number of plays, two of which were produced off-off-Broadway. She won a Massachusetts Artists’ Foundation Fellowship in fiction and was awarded another fellowship in 1997 to study at the Regdale Foundation in Lake Forest, Ill., where she began work on “Henrietta Rose.”

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