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Release Date: 10/19/2012

Jack Nisbet gives visual presentation on 'David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work' Nov. 13 at The Seattle Public Library

Jack Nisbet

Jack Nisbet will share images and discuss his latest book, "David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work: An Illustrated Exploration Across Two Centuries in the Pacific Northwest," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m. Auditorium doors will open at 6:30 p.m.


"David Douglas, a Naturalist at Work" is an illustrated collection of essays that examines Douglas' career, demonstrating the connections between his work in the Pacific Northwest of the 19th century and the modern landscape. It is the companion book to a major museum exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture in Spokane.


Nisbet is a teacher, naturalist, and nonfiction writer. His award-winning books include the essay collection "Visible Bones," winner of the 2004 Washington State Book Award, and the short stories of "Purple Flat Top."


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, media sponsor The Seattle Times and presented in partnership with The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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