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Release Date: 08/19/2014

Richard Flanagan reads at the Northeast Branch Library Sept. 8

Richard Flanagan

Award-winning Australian author Richard Flanagan will read from his Booker Prize-nominated novel "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8 at the Northeast Branch, 6801 35th Ave. N.E., 206-684-7539.


Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available behind the branch in the lot and on N.E. 68th Street.

The novel is about a flawed war hero and survivor of the infamous Death Railway prisoner of war camp in World War II Burma. It tells a story of love, death and family, exploring the many forms of good and evil, guilt and transcendence.


Flanagan is the author of six novels that have received numerous honors and have been published in 26 countries. He lives in Tasmania, Australia, with his wife and three children.


This event is presented in partnership with the University Book Store. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the Northeast Branch at 206-684-7539 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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