SOLD OUT! Hank Green will Introduce his Debut Hardcover Novel ~ An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, with Special Guest John Green!

SOLD OUT!  EVENT OVERVIEW:  Hank Green will Introduce his Debut Hardcover Novel An Absolutely Remarkable Thing alongside Special Guest John Green, New York Times Bestselling Author.  This Multimedia experience will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

ABOUT THE NOVEL:  In his much-anticipated Debut Hardcover Novel, Hank Green, Co-Creator of Crash Course, Vlogbrothers, and SciShow, spins a sweeping, cinematic tale about a young woman who becomes an overnight celebrity before realizing she's part of something bigger, and stranger, than anyone could have possibly imagined.

April May is a recent art school graduate working long hours at a Manhattan-based startup.  Coming home from work one day at 3:00 AM, April stumbles across something extraordinary: a giant sculpture that looks like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a suit of samurai armor.  Delighted, April and her friend Andy film a video with it, dubbing the sculpture “Carl.”  The next day, April wakes up to a viral video and a new life.  News quickly spreads that there are Carls in dozens of cities around the world—from Beijing to Buenos Aires—and April, as their first documentarian, finds herself at the center of an intense international media spotlight. 

A thoroughly original debut, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing grapples with big themes, including how the social internet is changing fame, rhetoric, and radicalization; how our culture deals with fear and uncertainty; and how vilification and adoration spring from the same dehumanization that follows a life in the public eye.  Says Hank, “It's a story I've wanted to tell for a long time that was seeded by a lot of my personal experiences, but it's April's story, and it's been a pleasure watching her live her absolutely remarkable life.” 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Hank Green is the CEO of Complexly, a Production Company that creates Educational Content, including Crash Course and SciShow, prompting The Washington Post to name him "one of America's most popular Science Teachers."  Complexly's videos have been viewed more than 2 Billion times on YouTube.  Hank Co-Founded a number of other small businesses, including which helps online creators make money by selling cool stuff to their communities; and VidCon, the World's largest Conference for the Online Video Community.  In 2017, VidCon drew more than 40 Thousand attendees across 3 Events in Anaheim, Amsterdam, and Australia.  Hank and his brother, John, also started the Project for Awesome, which last year raised more than 2 Million Dollars for Charities, including Save the Children, and Partners in Health.  Hank lives in Montana with his wife, son, and cat.

About John Green:  John Green is the Award-Winning, and The New York Times #1 Bestselling Author of Turtles all the Way Down, Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines, Paper Towns, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with David Levithan), and The Fault in Our Stars.  John's many accolades include the Printz Medal, a Printz Honor, and the Edgar Award.  John has twice been a Finalist for The LA Times Book Prize and was selected by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World.  John lives with his family in Indianapolis, Indiana.

SOLD OUT!  DATE & TIME:  Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 7:30 PM.  Doors will OPEN on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at 6:15 PM, in order to accommodate our Attendees since this Event will be a FULL House.

SOLD OUT!  LOCATION:  A Rainy Day Books Author Event at Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary, 707 W 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112.  A Multi-Level Parking Garage is adjacent to Unity Temple on The Plaza.  Parking is complimentary, and plan ahead for a Saturday Night Event as this Garage will fill up.

SOLD OUT!  EVENT FORMAT:  Hank Green will Introduce his Debut Hardcover Novel An Absolutely Remarkable Thing alongside Special Guest John Green, New York Times Bestselling Author.  The Program will last approximately 1 Hour.  

SOLD OUT!  ADMISSION PACKAGE (ADMITS ONE):  $35.00 Includes One Author Autographed Hardcover of An Absolutely Remarkable Thing, One General Admission Ticket, Kansas Sales Tax, and Brown Paper Tickets Service Fee.  Your PRINTED TICKET will be your VOUCHER to redeem your Author Autographed Hardcover of An Absolutely Remarkable Thing at the Conclusion of our Event upon EXIT.

Admission Packages are available for purchase ONLY Online through Brown Paper Tickets at  Limit of 2 Admission Packages Per Person. Admission Packages require a Photo ID for Pick-Up.  Admission Packages are Non-Transferable.

PLEASE NOTE: Ticketholders will receive their Author Autographed Hardcovers of An Absolutely Remarkable Thing at this Event.  Your PRINTED TICKET will be your VOUCHER to redeem your Author Autographed Hardcover of An Absolutely Remarkable Thing at the Conclusion of our Event upon EXIT.

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Event date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary
707 W 47th Street
Kansas City, MO 64112

Author Autographed Hardcover signed by Hank Green!

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