Nadine Chapman Reading by Jim Hunt

April 17, 2013

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Hunt is a Whitworth professor emeritus of history who will read from his latest book, “Restless Fires: Young John Muir’s Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf in 1867-68.” Muir was a leading environmental thinker of the early 20th century, founder of the Sierra Club and a key leader in establishing Yosemite, Rainier, Olympic and Glacier Bay national parks. In addition to his reading, Hunt will give a presentation on Muir’s journey with images from Muir’s original journal, photographs of Muir as a young man and photographs of the route Hunt took on his 2007 research trip as he retraced Muir’s steps. Hunt – who co-founded The Krista Foundation for Global Citizenship – taught American, Latin American and world history at Whitworth for more than 35 years.

When:
8 p.m.
Where:
Whitworth University, Music Building Recital Hall, 300 W. Hawthorne Road, Spokane, WA
City:
Spokane
Neighborhood:
Northwest Spokane
Cost:
Free
Phone:
(509) 777-3253
Email:
lbeechinor@whitworth.edu
Website:
http://www.whitworth.edu/
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