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Highfield Hall & Gardens is pleased to announce a presentation with David Gessner. David, a New York Times best selling author will be at Highfield Hall & Gardens!  David Gessner will read from his latest book: A Traveler’s Guide to the End of the World, Tales of Fire, Wind and Water.

Gessner was born in Boston and attended Harvard College where he worked at the Harvard Crimson drawing political cartoons. Gessner is the author of thirteen books of nonfiction, including, most recently A Traveler’s Guide to the End of the WorldAll The Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner and the American West, as well as the Ultimate Glory:Frisbee, Obsession, and My Wild Youth, a New York Times bestseller. The Tarball Chronicles won the 2012 Reed Award for Best Book on the Southern Environment and the Association for Study of Literature and the Environment’s award for best book of creative writing in 2011 and 2012.

He is the author of eleven books that blend a love of nature, humor, memoir, and environmentalism, including Leave It As It Is: A Journey Through Theodore Roosevelt’s American Wilderness and the New York Times-bestselling All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner and the American West. His prizes include a Pushcart Prize, the John Burroughs Award for Best Nature Essay, the Association for Study of Literature and the Environment’s award for best book of creative writing, and the Reed Award for Best Book on the Southern Environment. In 2017 he appeared on the National Geographic Explorer show “The Call of the Wild.”

Wine and cheese will be served for an evening of convivial talk chat and literary exploration. Eight Cousins will offer the books for purchase.

Register online now or call 508-495-1878 ext. 2

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