Author Talk: Tony Horwitz

The best-selling author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the South and the Civil War era with Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide, an epic adventure on the trail of America’s greatest landscape architect. The Raven Book Store will sell copies of Horwitz's book and a signing will follow his talk. Presented in partnership with Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area, Inc., the Watkins Museum of History, and the Raven Book Store.

Doors at 6 pm, event starts at 7 pm.

In the 1850s, the young Frederick Law Olmsted was adrift, a restless farmer and dreamer in search of a mission. He found it during an extraordinary journey, as an undercover correspondent in the South for the up-and-coming New York Times.

Event date: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Event address: 
Liberty Hall
644 Massachusetts St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101980286
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Published: Penguin Press - May 14th, 2019

The New York Times-bestselling final book by the beloved, Pulitzer-Prize winning historian Tony Horwitz.