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Jim Carrier at Pebble Hill
Jim Carrier, award-winning author of eight books, will talk at Pebble
Hill, the home of Auburn University's Center for Arts and Humanities, on
Tuesday, January 27, at 4:00 p.m. about his new book, A Travelers Guide
to the Civil Rights Movement. Part travel guide, part civil rights
primer this book is a comprehensive guide to sites that played
significant roles in the civil rights struggle.
This book is published by Harcourt to commemorate important 50th and
40th anniversaries of important events of the civil rights movement:
Brown vs. Board of Education; Montgomery Bus Boycott; Selma to
Montgomery March; and the Civil Rights Act.
Earlier books included The Ship and the Storm, the tragic story of the
sailing vessel Fantome lost with all hands during Hurricane Mitch. He
has written for National Geographic and the New York Times. Carrier
created www.tolerance.org for the Southern Poverty Law Center.
A reception will follow the program. Copies of A Traveler's Guide to
the Civil Rights Movement will be available.
Pebble Hill is located at the corner of Debardeleben and Magnolia in
Auburn. For additional information or directions, call 334-844-4946.
AU Center for Arts and Humanities
Auburn University, AL 36849