Thursday, November 15, 2007

Wash Post veteran, author Atkinson to speak at library Dec. 4

Pulitzer Prize winner Rick Atkinson will be at the downtown Nashville library at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, to talk about his book The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-44.

The event includes a reception, discussion and book signing. It's free to get in, but RSVPs are encouraged and can be made by calling call 259-4000, ext. 234, or e-mailing

Middle Tennesseans might remember that Atkinson traveled to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division while he was at The Washington Post.

His appearance is the latest installment in the speakers series at the library put on by McNeely Pigott and Fox public relations firm.

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