Friends of the Chattanooga Library Present Jeff Shaara

Please join the Friends of the Chattanooga Library for a special Author Talk featuring New York Times bestselling author, Jeff Shaara. Shaara will be discussing his latest book, The Smoke at Dawn, during a free public talk on Thursday, June 5, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (EDT).

Chattanoogans and local and civil war history buffs will not want to miss this incredible opportunity to hear the popular and prolific author talk about the book that is set right here in the Tennessee Valley. The Smoke at Dawn is a historical novel about the last great push of the Army of the Cumberland that sets the stage for a decisive confrontation at Chattanooga that could determine the outcome of the war.  

A limited number of VIP tickets will be sold in advance and include a private reception with Shaara, a copy of his new book which he will autograph, and reserved seats at the public talk. 

Request general admission tickets to the public talk here

The 2nd Floor is hosting a special night out for kids and teens whose parents are attending the event. Find all the info here.

 

About the Author:
New York Times bestselling author Jeff Shaara returns to the Civil War terrain he knows so well, with the latest novel in the series that started with A Blaze of Glory and A Chain of Thunder.  In The Smoke at Dawn (Ballantine Hardcover; on sale June 3), the last great push of the Army of the Cumberland sets the stage for a decisive confrontation at Chattanooga that could determine the outcome of the war.  

Jeff Shaara is the New York Times bestselling author of Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure – two novels that complete the Civil War trilogy that began with his father’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Killer Angels. His most recent series, which focuses on WWII, includes The Final Storm, No Less Than Victory, The Steel Wave, and The Rising Tide. Jeff has also written To the Last Man, The Glorious Cause, Rise to Rebellion, and Gone for Soldiers. In 2012, Jeff Shaara once again returned to the Civil War, beginning with A Blaze of Glory: A Novel of the Battle of Shiloh, and most recently, A Chain of Thunder: A Novel of the Siege of Vicksburg.

Location: 
Downtown
The 4th Floor
Age Level: 
Adult