Lunch with Author Timothy Egan hosted by Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation
Please join us for a special luncheon with bestselling author Timothy Egan! All proceeds support the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation, which mobilizes people and resources to expand the reach of library services, promote civic engagement, and foster a lifetime of learning.
Mr. Egan is the author of eight books. His ninth, A Pilgrimage to Eternity, is due in the fall. This is a very personal book, an adventure on an ancient pilgrimage trail through the heart of Europe, the Via Francigena. Its a journey, a family story, and a history of Christianity.
His most recent book, The Immortal Irishman, was a New York Times bestseller. His book on Edward Curtis, Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, was awarded the Carnegie Award for best nonfiction. His account of the Dust Bowl, The Worst Hard Time, won the 2006 National Book Award, considered one of the nations highest literary honors, and he was featured prominently in the 2012 Ken Burns film on the Dust Bowl.
A lifelong journalist, Mr. Egan now writes an online opinion column for The New York Times. Prior to that, Mr. Egan worked as a national correspondent for the Times, roaming the West. As a Times correspondent, he shared a Pulitzer Prize in 2001 with a team of reporters for its series, How Race is Lived in America.
A graduate of the University of Washington, Mr. Egan also holds honorary doctorates from Whitman College, Willamette University, Lewis and Clark College, and Western Washington University. A third-generation Westerner and father of two, Mr. Egan lives in Seattle, a city that loves writers, and honored him once by naming May 12 a day in his honor.
The event takes place at the Rose Hill Community Center in Mukilteo on Wednesday, September 18. Doors open at 11:30. Mr. Egan takes the stage at noon for a presentation, Q and A, and book signing.
Lunch is included with the ticket price. Guests are also encouraged to make a generous donation to the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation!
Rose Hill Community Center (View)
304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo, WA., 98275
Mukilteo, WA 98275
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