Book Discussion - A Zoom Workshop
January 8, 2021 - Registration CLOSED
Book: Coming into the Country
Author: John McPhee
What: Grab a glass of wine or a mug of beer and join the discussion of a classic.
Book Description: The reviews tell of an unforgettable account of Alaska and Alaskans. Woven into the story is a rich tapestry of vivid characters, observed landscapes, and descriptive narrative, in three principal segments that deal, respectively, with a total wilderness, with urban Alaska, and with life in the remoteness of the bush.
Author John McPhee began his writing career in 1965 as a staff writer for The New Yorker. Coming Into the Country was originally published in 1977 and acquaints the reader with the lore and techniques of placer mining, the habits and legends of the barren-ground grizzly, the outlook of a young Athapaskan chief, and tales of the fortitude of settlers―ordinary people compelled by extraordinary dreams.
When: Friday, January 8, 2021 from 7p to 9p (EST).
Cost: Free, but registration required by January 6th at 6p.
ZOOM Link: Will be provided to confirmed registrants on January 6th.