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Hybrid / Road Scholar Lecture Series: John Steinbeck 1:00-2:00 pm

Monday, December 4, 2023, 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
Mill City Commons Office, Room 215
1201 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN  55454

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Jane Stacy
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Mill City Commons has been selected to preview a new learning format developed by Road Scholar – At Home learning adventures with pre-recorded lectures by some of its most beloved lecturers worldwide.

In this lecture, author James Dalessandro will explore the writings of John Steinbeck. Steinbeck, was the winner of the National Book Award, Pulitzer Prize, and Nobel Prize and master of both the sweeping epics Grapes of Wrath and East of Eden, plus the poignant and comedic novellas Of Mice and Men and Cannery Row, Steinbeck championed the working class and downtrodden. With photos, stories, and excerpts from East of Eden and Cannery Row, James brings alive one of America’s greatest writers. 

About the speaker:  James Dalessandro is a bestselling novelist, journalist, and filmmaker. His novel, 1906, an epic re-creation of the San Francisco Earthquake, was a #1 National Bestseller in Historical Fiction in its Kindle/digital release, as was his novel Citizen Jane in True Crime.  James has lectured to Road Scholars on dozens of topics for 15+ years.

Road Scholar is the nation’s largest not-for-profit educational travel organization for adults — a true university of the world — offering thousands of programs in nearly 100 countries and 50 states. Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the world leader in educational travel since 1975.

All members are invited and encouraged to attend this program. If you prefer to watch this program from home, here is the link: 

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