2012 - 2013 Community Reading Event

One Book. One Community

Featured Speaker - Tim O'Brien

09 19 2012 Tim OBrien community read


Author of "The Things They Carried"

Free and open to the public

Friday, September 21 @ 7pm  

Tim O'Brien graduated from Macalester College in 1968 and was drafted into the army. He served as a soldier in Vietnam in 1969-70. After the war, he attended graduate school at Harvard and worked brie-y as a reporter for the Washington Post. He has published numer-ous stories and books, both ction and non-ction, most of them connected in some way with his experience in Vietnam. e ings ey Carried, raises di cult questions about the Vietnam War and focuses on the memories and burdens we carry through life. The book is available at the Incline Village Public Library and Sierra Nevada College's Prim Library. O'Brien will speak at the college on Friday, September 21 and hold a writing workshop ($50) the following morning.

Sierra Nevada College, 999 Tahoe Blvd. • Incline Village, NV

Contact Librarian Betts Markle at 775-881-7501 or library@sierranevada.edu for more information.

Community Reading Event Flyer for download.