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Ken Lamberton

Karen Lamberton

Ken Lamberton is the author of "Wilderness and Razor Wire," which won the 2002 John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing. In 2007, he won a Soros Justice Fellowship for his fourth book, "Time of Grace: Thoughts on Nature, Family, and the Politics of Crime and Punishment." His latest book, "Chasing Arizona," was a Southwest Book of the Year. Lamberton holds degrees in biology and creative writing from the University of Arizona. He lives with his wife in an 1890s stone cottage in Bisbee.

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Up Close and Personal
These three Arizona authors have newly published collections of stories that focus on the people, places and situations that most of us pass by — obliviously — every day. What caught their attention? What drew their interest? Why was it important to share these experiences with us, their readers?

Integrated Learning Center Room 141 (Seats 120, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Ken Lamberton, Jesse Sensibar, Brian Smith
Moderator: Ken Lamberton

Chasing Arizona
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
U. Arizona Press
February 2015
ISBN 9780816528929
364 pages
$19.95, INSTORE
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"The book is a personal account of the author's year spent 'chasing Arizona' by going to as many places as possible in fifty-two weeks to learn about Arizona's history, symbols, food, people, and quirky customs. More/less

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