Library EventAuthor Event: Markus Zusak

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

10/21/2019 7:00pm 10/21/2019 9:00pm Author Event: Markus Zusak Markus Zusak, author of "The Book Thief" and "The Messenger," will read from his recent novel, "Bridge of Clay." An unforgettable and sweeping family saga, "Bridge of Clay" is the breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight and learn to reckon with the adult world, they discover the moving secret behind their father’s disappearance. At the center of the Dunbar family is Clay, a boy who will build a bridge—for his family, for his past, for greatness, for his sins, for a miracle. The question is, how far is Clay willing to go? And how much can he overcome? Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event, and he will sign copies after the reading. This event is sponsored by Iowa City Public Library and Prairie Lights Books Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B, Meeting Room C, Meeting Room D

Markus Zusak, author of "The Book Thief" and "The Messenger," will read from his recent novel, "Bridge of Clay."

An unforgettable and sweeping family saga, "Bridge of Clay" is the breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight and learn to reckon with the adult world, they discover the moving secret behind their father’s disappearance. At the center of the Dunbar family is Clay, a boy who will build a bridge—for his family, for his past, for greatness, for his sins, for a miracle. The question is, how far is Clay willing to go? And how much can he overcome?

Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event, and he will sign copies after the reading.

This event is sponsored by Iowa City Public Library and Prairie Lights Books

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.