Author John U. Bacon Speaks and Signs
Meet John U. Bacon, Author of The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism, as he Speaks and Signs
Tuesday, March 13 at 6:30 PM
A gripping narrative history of the largest manmade detonation prior to Hiroshima: in 1917 a ship laden with the most explosives ever packed on a vessel sailed out of Brooklyn’s harbor for the battlegrounds of World War I; when it stopped in Halifax, Nova Scotia, an extraordinary disaster awaited. . .
John U. Bacon teaches at the University of Michigan and Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism and is the author of eight books on sports and business, including Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football
Shop Locally, Here, 24/7!
Signed Copies still available of
by Anna Clark
THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series on PBS that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). It investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience. There will be a nationwide vote to choose America's most beloved book. Find the 100 book selections here and read and place your vote by clicking on image to the left!