Author John Cribb speaks at the Hudson Library on Sept. 4

Author John Cribb will be at Hudson Library from noon to 2 p.m. on Sept. 4, for a talk about his upcoming historical fiction release Old Abe. Old Abe is the story of the last five years of Abraham Lincoln’s life, the most cataclysmic years of our nation’s history. Join us for a fascinating talk with the author.

Old Abe will not be publicly released until September 15, but books will be available for purchase and signing at this free event. This author event is sponsored by the Hudson Library Board.

Author John Cribb will be at Hudson Library Friday September 4 from noon to 2 p.m. for a talk about his upcoming historical fiction release Old Abe.

Masks must be worn at all times while in the library, and social distancing must be maintained. Because of COVID restrictions, attendance at this event is limited and reservations are required. To make a reservation, please call Hudson Library at 828-526-3031.

Abraham Lincoln is one of the most beloved and admired figures in all of history. Thousands of books have been written about him, but this is the Lincoln novel that readers have been waiting for. Old Abe, a sweeping historical novel from New York Times bestselling author John Cribb, brings America’s greatest president to life in ways no other book has.

Author John Cribb

We live in a time in which many Americans feel uncertain about the future. Distrust of major institutions is at historic highs. People yearn for true leaders. They will find such a leader in this novel—one of the greatest American leaders, the one who set the country on track to becoming a great nation.

John Cribb is a bestselling author who has written about subjects ranging from history to education. His previous work includes coauthoring The American Patriot’s Almanac and The Educated Child, both New York Times bestsellers; co-editing The Human Odyssey, a 3-volume world history text, and developing online history courses. His writing has been published in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, National Review Online, and several other publications.

For more information or to request an accommodation, please call the library at 828-526-3031. Hudson Library, 554 Main Street in Highlands, is open by appointment 10 am-5 pm Tuesday through Friday and 10 am-4 pm on Saturday.

Article courtesy of the Hudson Library

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