A trio of writers use the Pony Express, America's centennial year, and a cowboy detective's dramatic life story to reflect on the passing of the Old West.
|UA Library/Special Collections (Seats 110)
|Sat, Mar 9, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)
|History / Biography
|Russell True, Jr.
Will Grant was born and raised outside Denver, Colo. After college, he worked as a cowboy and a horse trainer in Colorado, Wyoming and Texas, where he apprenticed under the legendary horseman Jack Brainard....
Nathan Ward is the author of "The Lost Detective: Becoming Dashiell Hammett," which was nominated for the Edgar and Anthony awards, as well as "Dark Harbor: The War for the New York Waterfront." He has written for The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Crimereads and Westword, and he was an editor at American Heritage Magazine for several years....
Chris Wimmer is the creator, host and lead writer of "Legends of the Old West," a long-form, narrative podcast that tells true stories of the American West. He has a master's degree in journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University and has won numerous local, state and national awards for his writing....