Karl Marlantes will Present his New Hardcover Novel ~ Deep River

EVENT OVERVIEW:  Karl Marlantes, The New York Times Bestselling Author of Matterhorn, will Present his New Hardcover Novel Deep River.  This Event is Co-Presented by Rainy Day Books & The Kansas City Public Library.

ABOUT KARL MARLANTES:  Karl Marlantes, Graduated from Yale University, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, before serving as a Marine in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, 2 Navy Commendation Medals for Valor, 2 Purple Hearts, and 10 Air Medals.  He is the Bestselling Author of Matterhorn and What It Is Like to Go to War.  He lives in rural Washington.

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK: Karl Marlantes' Debut Novel Matterhorn has been hailed as a modern classic of war literature.  In his New Novel, Deep River, Marlantes turns to another mode of storytelling--the family epic--to craft a stunningly expansive narrative of human suffering, courage, and reinvention.

In the early 1900s, as the oppression of Russia's imperial rule takes its toll on Finland, the three Koski siblings--Ilmari, Matti, and the politicized young Aino--are forced to flee to the United States.  Not far from the majestic Columbia River, the siblings settle among other Finns in a logging community in southern Washington, where the first harvesting of the colossal old-growth forests begets rapid development, and radical labor movements begin to catch fire.  The brothers face the excitement and danger of pioneering this frontier wilderness--climbing and felling trees one-hundred meters high--while Aino, foremost of the books many strong, independent women, devotes herself to organizing the industry's first unions.

As the Koski siblings strive to rebuild lives and families in an America in flux, they also try to hold fast to the traditions of a home they left behind.  Layered with fascinating historical detail, this is a novel that breathes deeply of the sun-dappled forest and bears witness to the stump-ridden fields the loggers, and the first waves of modernity, leave behind.  At its heart, Deep River is an ambitious and timely exploration of the place of the individual, and of the immigrant, in an America still in the process of defining its own identity.

DATE & TIME:  Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at 6:30 PM

LOCATION:  A Rainy Day Books Author Event at The Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum, 4801 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112

EVENT FORMAT:  Karl Marlantes will Present his New Hardcover Deep River and answer audience questions.  A Meet & Greet Booksigning will follow the Presentation.  Karl Marlantes will Author Autograph his New Books that are purchased from Rainy Day Books at this Event.  Pre-Order your Books Now through link below!

ADMISSION PACKAGE:  This is a Complimentary OPEN House Event.  Registration is Required at www.KCLibrary.org/Signature-Events or Call the Library at 816-701-3407.  Rainy Day Books will have Karl Marlantes' Books for Sale at this Event, or you may Pre-Order for In-Store or At-Event Pick-Up through the link below.  Seating is General Admission.

The Publication & Sale Date for Deep River is Tuesday, July 02, 2019.

DISCLAIMER:  All Author Event sales are final and non-refundable.  Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all Orders, regardless of destination.  Unless otherwise indicated, Authors will only sign Books purchased from Rainy Day Books.  Additional Author Autographed Books will be available for Purchase at our Author Event.

Event date: 
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
The Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Truman Forum
4801 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
$30.00
SKU: A9780802125385

AUTHOR AUTOGRAPHED HARDCOVER:  1 Author Autographed Hardcover of Deep River by Karl Marlantes.


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