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 Heroismas he Speaks and Signs

Tuesday, March 13 at 6:30 PM

“Riveting history!  My favorite nonfiction book of the year!” - Robin

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event date: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
312 State Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085

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Signed Copies still available of

The Poisoned City:Flint's Water and

the American Urban Tragedy 

by  Anna Clark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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