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Local Author Richard Mcbee Reading
March 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The library will host a reading and Q&A with Hood River author Richard Mcbee. He will read from and discuss his book The Ghosts of Ukuthula. The reading will be held on March 18 at 2pm.
The book, published in 2016, is an adventure novel about the struggle for Black African majority rule in The Republic of South Africa. It focuses on the historical time period of 1989-90.
McBee has been a secondary school principal and teacher for over thirty years in the international and local schools of South America, Africa, Europe and the U.S. His keen interest in Africa began in the 1950’s when his father read aloud African tales to the family. He has written three other books: Beachcomber Seashells of the Caribbean, 2014, Rough Enough, 2013 and Kalahari, 1995. In addition to his teaching and administrative career work, Rick has served as a soldier in the U. S. Army from 1969 – 1970, been a farm hand and worked as a guide at Lewis and Clark Caverns State Park in Montana. He currently lives with his wife Jill in Hood River, Oregon. He loves scuba diving, skiing, hiking, gardening, orienteering, reading and of course writing.
This program is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Hood River County Library District at 541-386-2535, email@example.com, or visit their website at http://hoodriverlibrary.org.