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An evening with Neal Thompson, author of Kickflip Boys

Jun 13, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, WA
Event Summary

The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages Book Club welcomes Neal Thompson, author of "Kickflip Boys: A Memoir of Freedom, Rebellion and the Chaos of Fatherhood," in conversation with columnist Shawn Vestal. 

Join us for an evening of words, wine and live music. 

Thompson's memoir is about being the father of teen-age boys who defy, worry and amaze him. Publisher's Weekly described the book as "heartfelt. This book will provide humor and comfort for parents figuring out their kids."

 "Kickflip Boys" is Neal Thompson's fifth book. He's a journalist who previously worked at the Philadelphia Inquirer, St. Petersburg Times and Baltimore Sun and now runs Amazon's Literary Partnership Program. 


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Event Details

When: Wednesday, June 13 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.

Where: The Spokesman-Review, 999 West Riverside Ave. in Spokane.

Tickets: General admission tickets cost $5. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

VIP Ticket Package: Your $40 VIP ticket includes a reserved seat, a first edition of "Kickflip Boys" by Neal Thompson and a glass of wine at the adjacent Terra Blanca Wine Bar. 

Book signing: Auntie's Bookstore will have copies of "Kickflip Boys" for sale before and during the event at a 15 percent discount for book club readers. The author will sign books in the Terra Blanca Winery Tasting Room. Wine will be available for purchase.

Extras: After the book talk, join a newsroom tour led by Spokesman-Review Editor Rob Curley.

Social: Like the Northwest Passages Book Club's Facebook page and keep up with  upcoming events. On Twitter: Use the #SRBooks hashtag.


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The Spokesman-Review
999 West Riverside Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201

Jun 13, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT
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