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Writers Live! David Maraniss

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling biographer David Maraniss will recount the life of Jim Thorpe, arguably the greatest athlete of modern times.   Thorpe was a gold medal Olmypian in the decathlon and pentathlon, a member of the first class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and a professional baseball player.   He was also a member of the Sac and Fox Nation, who faced discrimination throughout his life.   

David Maraniss is an associate editor of the Washington Post and is a two-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize in journalism.   He is the author of bestselling biographies of Vince Lombardi, Roberto Clemente, Barack Obama, and Bill Clinton.

This FREE event will be presented in-person and virtually.   

To attend in person we strongly encourage you to register here.

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Books for sale provided by Charm City Books.  Order your copy of Path Lit by Lightning  here

Monday, October 3 at 7:00pm

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Book Discussions, Writers LIVE!, Virtual Event

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