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October with the Friends – Author Talk with Kostya Kennedy

Sunday, October 16

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, October 16th at 4:00 pm in the Village Center. Please join us for a conversation with Kostya Kennedy about his new book True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson. Tied to the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s death and the 75th anniversary of his professional baseball debut, True is a probing, richly-detailed biography of this baseball and civil rights icon. Bestselling author Kostya Kennedy—an editorial director at Dotdash Meredith and former senior writer and assistant managing editor at Sports Illustrated—focuses the book on four transformative years in Robinson’s athletic and public life. Kennedy brings literary grace to his subject, illuminating Robinson’s sizzling style on the ballfield, his colossal significance in American culture, and his complex humanity. – The Washington Post. Wine and cheese reception at 3:30 on the library lawn, weather permitting. Free and open to the public.  Put it on Hold or Download the ebookCopies will be available 3 weeks before each meeting on the Book Group Shelf.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Larchmont Public Library

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