Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Book Talk by Award-Winning Author, John Vaillant

Edwards Library is pleased to present award-winning author John Vaillant, Saturday, October 16 at 6:30 pm to talk about his new book, "The Tiger: a true story of vengeance and survival." John is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in many popular publications including National Geographic and the New Yorker.

The Tiger is a true story of a poacher in Russia's Boreal Forest who hunts the endangered Siberian tiger to sell its body parts for Chinese medicines. The poacher makes his fatal mistake when he wounds a tiger capable of calculated revenge.

Join us for an exciting discussion of this compelling book about Russia and its inhabitants, and the politics of wildlife conservation.

Hear an NPR podcast about this book

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