For Immediate Release
Wed., Nov. 19, 2015
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Kershaw Auditorium
FREE LECTURE & BOOK SIGNING: What It Is Like to Go to War
Meet Bestselling Author Karl Marlantes in Conversation
Bestselling author Karl Marlantes will be at the Bowers Museum on Wednesday, November 19 at 7:30 pm for a free lecture and signing to discuss his latest non-fiction work, What It Is Like to Go to War. Mr. Marlantes will be interviewed by Mary Menzel, Director of the California Center for the Book. Mr. Marlantes is a Vietnam Veteran, a Rhodes Scholar, and the author of the New York Times best-selling novel Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War.
In What It Is Like to Go to War, Mr. Marlantes takes the reader on a deeply personal and frank journey into what it is like to experience the ordeal of combat. Marlantes combines riveting accounts of his combat experiences with lucid analysis, self-examination and thoughts on war throughout history from Homer to The Mahabharata to Jung. Continue reading