The Writer's Crusade: Kurt Vonnegut and the Many Lives of Slaughterhouse-Five

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Friday October 15

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6:30 PM  –  8:30 PM


Author Tom Roston presents The Writer's Crusade, his deeply researched exploration of Vonnegut and the very personal WWII and POW traumas that influenced his classic Dresden novel.


Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within 72 hours, along with a valid photo ID, are required to attend this program.

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