University of Arizona Campus  •  March 11 - 12, 2017  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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Mark Woods


Mark Woods is the author of "Lassoing the Sun" and Metro Columnist for the Florida Times-Union, the daily newspaper in Jacksonville, FL. He is also a recipient of the Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship. He currently lives in Jacksonville, FL.


Scheduled events:
Great Places and Honoring Others
Authors were each inspired or changed by the death of a relative during the writing of their books. While each writer was writing about place, they were also writing about their loved ones who have inspired them.

National Parks Experience (Seats 146)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - National Parks Experience Store (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Shelley Armitage, Mary Ellen Hannibal, Mark Woods
Moderator: Stephanie Innes
Celebrating Our Great Outdoors
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of our National Parks, authors Mark Woods and Dan White celebrate our greatest places.

National Parks Experience (Seats 146)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - National Parks Experience Store (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Dan White, Mark Woods
Moderator: Doug Kreutz

Book:
Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America's National Parks
Nature / Environment / Outdoor Adventure
Thomas Dunne Books
June 2016
ISBN 9781250105899
Hardcover, 320 pages
$26.99, INSTORE
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Many childhood summers, Mark Woods piled into a station wagon with his parents and two sisters and headed to America's national parks. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friend of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management

Key Sponsors

Brucker Trust
Marshall Foundation
Monark Premium Appliance Company
William & Mary Ross Foundation
Western National Parks Association

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