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Author Carson Vaughn presents Zoo Nebraska
April 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pmFree
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.