Author Event with Annie Proulx

Annie Proulx's Barkskins Book Cover Image

Author Event with Annie Proulx on June 20, 2016 in San Rafael, CA : Author Event with
Award-winner author of “Brokeback Mountain” & “The Shipping News”
Presented by:
Book Passage & The Kanbar Center at the Osher Marin JCC
Monday, June 20, 2016 @ 7:30pm
The Kanbar Center at the Osher Marin JCC along with Book Passage are proud to present Annie Proulx reading from her latest novel, “Barkskins”.
Author of eight books, including “The Shipping News” (winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award) and “Brokeback Mountain” (made into a Golden Globe and Academy Award winning motion picture) her first novel, “Postcards”, was the recipient of a PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction in 1993.
Ms. Proulx's short story, “The Half-Skinned Steer”, was selected by Garrison Keillor for inclusion in “The Best American Short Stories” (1998) and a year later by John Updike for “The Best American Short Stories of the Century”.
“Barkskins”, Proulx's latest novel, is an ecological masterwork, five years in the writing: an epic, dazzling, violent, magnificently dramatic novel about the taking down of the world's forests.
Annie Proulx is one of the most formidable and compelling American writers and “Barkskins” is her greatest novel - a magnificent marriage of history and imagination.
WHAT: Author reading, Q & A, book sales & signing with Annie Proulx
WHO: All are invited, no membership or affiliation necessary.
SEATING: General Admission with table seating.
TICKETS: $45 -Single Ticket includes: 1 ticket/ 1 copy of Barkskins
$65 -Companion pack includes: 2 tickets/ 1 copy of Barkskins
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WHEN: Mon. June 20 @ 7:30pm | 7:00pm: Doors, Concessions
WHERE: The Osher Marin JCC, 200 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael
PARKING: Ample FREE parking. Accessing the Osher Marin JCC from Highway 101 is
effortless, 1/2 mile off more

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