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Apostle Islands Booksellers presents author Nickolas Butler, with musical guest, Marlin Ledin

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Name: Apostle Islands Booksellers presents author Nickolas Butler, with musical guest, Marlin Ledin
Date: May 25, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
What: Book signing with Author Nickolas Butler with musical guest Marlin Ledin 
When: Thursday, May 25th, 5pm 
Where: Bayfield Inn Lounge (First St. & Manypenny) 

The Hearts of Men is Nickolas Butler's third book, following Shotgun Lovesongs, and a collection of short stories, Beneath the Bonfire. The Hearts of Men is a sweeping, panoramic novel about the slippery definitions of good and evil, family and fidelity, the challenges and rewards of lifelong friendships, the bounds of morality—and redemption.

Camp Chippewa, 1962. Nelson Doughty, age thirteen, social outcast and overachiever, is the Bugler, sounding the reveille proudly each morning. Yet this particular summer marks the beginning of an uncertain and tenuous friendship with a popular boy named Jonathan.

Over the years, Nelson, irrevocably scarred from the Vietnam War, becomes Scoutmaster of Camp Chippewa, while Jonathan marries, divorces, and turns his father’s business into a highly profitable company. And when something unthinkable happens at a camp get-together with Nelson as Scoutmaster and Jonathan’s teenage grandson and daughter-in-law as campers, the aftermath demonstrates the depths—and the limits—of Nelson’s selflessness and bravery.

Join us for a reading by the author and discussion to follow. Local musician, Marlin Ledin has been inspired by Nick's writing and will be sharing some music from his newest album before the reading. Books will be available for purchase.
Bayfield Inn Lounge
First Street & Manypenny
Bayfield, WI 54814
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, May 25
5 PM
Contact Information:
Kristen Sandstrom, Manager Apostle Islands Booksellers
Free & Open to the Public
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