Share the Ride: Travel and Life

Wed. March 18, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

City Council Chambers

605 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Sponsored by: Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge


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Authors Tory Bilski (Wild Horses of the Summer Sun), Cassandra Kircher (Far Flung), and Peter Zheutlin (The Dog Went Over the Mountain) share their personal journeys, including expeditions to familiar and new locations with memorable travel partners. Come, share the ride! Book sales and signing will follow. FREE to attend and open to the public.

Why should you attend?

“Bilski is undoubtedly enamored of the horses, a breed protected by law in Iceland for more than a thousand years, closely watching their actions and recounting their travels together with an almost mystical admiration. But she also closely observes her travel companions, these women with travails both everyday and extraordinary, whose adventures form the core of this rapturous travelogue.” —Booklist

“In a voice as clear and compelling as a tumbling mountain stream, Cassandra Kircher writes of family, landscape, and the deep and sometimes mystical ways in which we are bound to the land and bound to each other. This book is an intimate, meditative journey into the human heart, with no shortage of adventures along the way.” —Kristen Iversen, author of Full Body Burden: Growing up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats

“Fans of Zheutlin’s previous titles will find exactly what they expect here: a deep affection for dogs . . . winsome curiosity about the folks he meets along the way, and a spirit of mature adventure. This is the territory of Bill Bryson: a wry, thoughtful look at the byways of America. Book clubs should certainly consider taking this delightful trip” —Booklist