This is the Dawning: Reading & Signing by Mindy Reed
This is the Dawning: A Woodstock Love Story by Mindy Reed
Sylvia Zyweig and Paul Applebaum did not intend to go to Woodstock...but by chance, both end up at the Woodstock Music Festival in August of 1969. They meet under unforeseen circumstances and Paul is immediately attracted to Sylvia. Sylvia aspires to be a filmmaker and has landed an assignment to get released from the musicians for the Warner Brothers concert film. The two are in the twenties and both are children of immigrants. They have only seen the trials and strife of married life until they meet Max and Miriam Yasgur. The owners of Yasgur's farm, the site of the music festival, show Paul and Sylvia how love and affection blossoms into a lasting relationship.
That August, the Yasgurs face down angry neighbors and anti-Semitism when they open their farm and hearts to hippies. The result is Peace, Love, Music and engaging historical novel of the Summer of Love.