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Book Passage Corte Madera

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June 2018

Ace Smith, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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In The Pitcher and the Dictator, Ace Smith recounts the incredible true story of how legendary pitcher Satchel Paige was once lured to the Dominican Republic to play a baseball tournament in support of the country’s dictator, Rafael Trujillo. This is a tale for history buffs as well as sports lovers.

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Ben Goldfarb, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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Eager, by Ben Goldfarb is a powerful story about one of the world's most influential species, how North America was colonized, how our landscapes have changed over the centuries, and how beavers can help us fight drought, flooding, wildfire, extinction, and the ravages of climate change. Ultimately, it's about how we can learn to coexist, harmoniously and even beneficially, with our fellow travelers on this planet.

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Chris Feliciano Arnold, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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The Third Bank of the River follows doctors, soldiers, environmental activists, indigenous Olympic archers, and many others in the vast region of the Amazon Basin. Chris Feliciano Arnold explains how he mapped the human territory of one of the world’s last great frontiers.

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Sarah Horowitz, at Book Passage, Sausalito

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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In the 1930s, Alabama textile firm West Point Manufacturing Co. released a groundbreaking dish towel fabric. In Dry-Me-Dry, Sarah Horowitz provides the first ever history and guide for these remarkable kitchen textiles.

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Glen David Gold, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Glen David Gold was raised rich until his father’s fortune disappeared, his parents divorced, and Gold fell into life in San Francisco in the whirl of the 1970s. I Will Be Complete is Gold’s memoir of coping and learning how to fill in the emotional gaps.

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Jonathan White, at Book Passage, Sausalito

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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In Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White takes readers across the globe to discover the science and spirit of ocean tides. White’s first book was Talking on the Water: Conversations about Nature and Creativity.

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Meredith Jaeger, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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In Boardwalk Summer, the new novel from Meredith Jaeger, aspiring Hollywood actress Violet makes a shocking choice in 1940. Seventy years later, another young woman sets out to discover what happened on that long ago summer. Jaeger is the author of The Dressmaker’s Dowry.

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Sausalito Storytime with Mari, at Book Passage, Sausalito

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until Dec 21, 2018

Book Passage Sausalito, 100 Bay Street- on the waterfront
Sausalito,CA94965United States
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Please join us for our new weekly Book Passage storytime in our Sausalito store. Mari Allen, our bookseller, will read new and classic picture books that are sure to engage and delight. Storytime is perfect for five-and-unders and their parents. Free!

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Wendy Spinale, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Special Teen’s Event! What began as re-imagining of Peter Pan and Wendy and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland now twists into a stunning version of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz—Ozland is the thrilling conclusion to the Everland YA trilogy by Wendy Spinale.

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Michael Genhart, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Special Children’s Event! Love is Love is a straight conversation about LGBTQ+ discrimination from a child’s point of view. Dr. Michael Genhart is clinical psychologist and speaker who specializes in working with children with a focus on LGBTQ issues and understanding.

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July 2018

Storytime with Clare, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

July 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until Dec 23, 2018

Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Storytime is perfect for five-and-unders and their parents. Bring the children to our Corte Madera store on Monday mornings for a storytime with bounce! There’s no better way to start the week than with picture books, songs, rhymes and some jumping around. Our storyteller Clare picks her favorite new books, classics, and poetry to share with kids aged 0-5 and their parents in this free half-hour story time. Please join us! Free!

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Bay Area Writing Project, at Book Passage, Corte Madera

July 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Book Passage Corte Madera, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera,CA94901United States
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Young Writers Camp The Bay Area Writing Project (BAWP) at UC Berkeley sponsors Young Writers’ Camps across the Bay Area each summer. Budding authors in Marin County (grades 4th through 9th) spend three weeks of exploring their talents as writers. Join us for this culminating celebration with all who appreciate the creativity and passion that young writers have to offer.

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Steve Almond, at Book Passage, Ferry Building

July 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Book Passage – Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Building
San Francisco,CA94111United States
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The problem wasn't just the election, but the fact that nobody could explain, in any sort of coherent way, why America had elected a cruel, corrupt, and incompetent man to the Presidency. Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country is Steve Almond's effort to make sense of our historical moment, to connect certain dots that go unconnected amid the deluge of hot takes and think pieces. Almond looks to literary voices -- from Melville to Orwell, from…

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