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Jim Lynch discusses 'Before the Wind' Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Jim Lynch discusses 'Before the Wind'
Event typeAuthor Readings/Lectures
WhereBallard Branch
Room LocationMiriam Twitchell Alberg and Thomas A. Alberg Meeting Room
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryJim Lynch returns to the Ballard Branch to read from his fourth novel, "Before the Wind," about an eccentric Seattle family of boat builders and sailors who reunite for one last race.
Description"Before the Wind" is the story of the Johannssens -- an adventurous but sometimes volatile family with a lifelong love of sailing. It's also about online dating and Einstein. The New York Times described the novel as "an incredibly robust evocation of the sailing world of Puget Sound." The Wall Street Journal called it "an affectionate and very funny tribute to the gentle madness of sailing."

Jim Lynch is also the author of three other novels that were all adapted for the stage: the international bestseller "The Highest Tide" (2005), which won the Pacific Northwest Bookseller Award; "Border Songs" (2009), which won the Washington State Book Award and the Indie's Choice Honor Book Award; and "Truth Like the Sun" (2012), which was a finalist for the Dashiell Hammett Prize for literary crime fiction.
View in Catalog"Before the Wind" by Jim Lynch
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

This event is presented in partnership with Secret Garden Bookshop. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
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Contact InfoBallard Branch 206-684-4089 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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