A legend is coming to Southwest Virginia:
Palin bringing book tour to RoanokeI don't know if it's fair to expect 16,000 to attend the book-signing. But you can bet there'll be more Americans there than showed up for our revered vice president's visit to Watertown, New York the other day. (Hint: It was a throng that the McDonald's in Wytheville could have easily accommodated).
By Katelyn Polantz, Roanoke Times
The self-described "pit bull with lipstick" is coming back to the Roanoke Valley.
Sarah Palin will promote "Going Rogue: An American Life," her memoir, at the Barnes & Noble bookstore at Valley View Mall on Nov. 22.
The former Republican vice presidential candidate's appearance tentatively is scheduled for noon, a HarperCollins spokeswoman said. To handle expected crowds, the store will hand out wristbands to fans starting at 6 a.m., said Deanna Lemburg, Barnes & Noble's regional community relations manager.
Palin's last visit to the Roanoke Valley, for a presidential campaign rally in October 2008, drew a crowd estimated at 16,000 to Salem Stadium. [link]
The shy housewife from Wasilla, Alaska is comin' to town.