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Author Carson Vaughn presents Zoo Nebraska

April 25 @ 7:00 pm

Free

Kearney Public Library welcomes Nebraska author Carson Vaughn, Thursday, April 25 at 7 pm. He will present his new book Zoo Nebraska: The Dismantling of an American Dream. Carson is a freelance journalist from central Nebraska with a focus on the Great Plains.

“Zoo Nebraska is a resonant true story of small-town politics and community perseverance and of decent people and questionable choices, Zoo Nebraska is a timely requiem for a rural America in the throes of extinction.

Royal, Nebraska, population eighty-one—where the church, high school, and post office each stand abandoned, monuments to a Great Plains town that never flourished. But for nearly twenty years, they had a zoo, seven acres that rose from local peculiarity to key tourist attraction to devastating tragedy. And it all began with one man’s outsize vision. “ Brilliance Audio

Books will be available following the presentation. This program is free and open to the public.

Details

Date:
April 25
Time:
7:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Kearney Public Library
Phone:
308-233-3282
Website:
www.kearneylib.org

Venue

Kearney Public Library
2020 1st Ave
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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Phone:
308-233-3282
Website:
http://cityofkearney.org/1475/Library