University of Pittsburgh
December 1, 2008

Pitt Book Center to Host Book Signing Dec. 11 For Author of Book on G.C. Murphy's

Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH-Jason Togyer will sign and discuss his new book, "For the Love of Murphy's: The Behind-the-Counter Story of a Great American Retailer" (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2008), at noon Dec. 11 in the University of Pittsburgh Book Center, 4000 Fifth Ave., Oakland.

The book is a historic account of the 5-and-10 cent store founded in 1906 by George Clinton Murphy in McKeesport, Pa.

A McKeesport native, Togyer, who formerly worked in Pitt's Office of Public Affairs, is managing editor of "The Link," the magazine of Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science.

This event is open to the public. For more information, call 412-648-1453.