Pam Houston; Amy Irvine - Park City


Oct 6, 2020, 7:00 pm

Author

Pam Houston; Amy Irvine

Book Title

Air Mail: Letters of Politics, Pandemic, and Place

City

Park City

Statewide Region

Venue

Park City Library
PO Box 668
1255 Park Ave
Park City , UT 84060-0668
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Description

Park City Library and Utah Humanities present co-authors Amy Irvine and Pam Houston in a virtual event. They will be discussing the upcoming release of their book Air Mail: Letters of Politics, Pandemics, and Place. Part tribute to wilderness, part indictment against tyranny and greed, Air Mail: Letters of Politics, Pandemics, and Place reveals the evolution of a friendship that galvanizes as it chronicles a strange new world.

"Air Mail" has a publication date of October 13th.

Book synopsis:
When the state of Colorado ordered its residents to shelter in place in response to the spread of coronavirus, writers Pam Houston and Amy Irvine—who had never met—began a correspondence based on their shared devotion to the rugged, windswept mountains that surround their homes, one on either side of the Continental Divide. As the numbers of infected and dead rose and the nation split dangerously over the crisis, Houston and Irvine found their letters to one another as necessary as breath. Part tribute to wilderness, part indictment against tyranny and greed, Air Mail: Letters of Politics, Pandemics, and Place reveals the evolution of a friendship that galvanizes as it chronicles a strange new world.

This event is made possible with support from Park City Library, Torrey House Press, and Utah Humanities.

Genre

Non-fiction

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