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September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Wednesday, September 9 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
First-Year Reading Experience Lecture: Author John Vaillant

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The purpose of the First-Year Reading Experience is to provide new students with a common connection through a thought-provoking book. This year, the book is “The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival” by John Vaillant, which details the hunt for a man-eating Amur tiger in the remote Primorye region of Russia’s eastern border in the 1990s.

The nonfiction work published in 2010 addresses conservation and natural resources; culture and place; and the human-environment relationship, among other themes.

Vaillant will be at UM to discuss his book and his lecture is free and open to the public


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John Vaillant

John Vaillant is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, NationalGeographic, and Outside, among others.  His first book,  The Golden Spruce (Norton, 2005), was a bestseller and won several awards, including the Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction (Canada).  His second nonfiction book, The Tiger (Knopf, 2010), is also an award-winning... Read More →

Wednesday September 9, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
The Dennison Theatre PARTV, 32 Campus Dr #110, Missoula, MT 59812

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