NOTE: Central Library will close at 5 pm Thursday, October 18, for the Kalamazoo: An Evening with Notables program. Normal hours resume Friday.

Meet National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and Author of The Pursuit of Endurance, Jennifer Pharr Davis.

Aug 2/, 2018 09:25:56 AM

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Kalamazoo Public Library is excited to bring National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and author of The Pursuit of Endurance, Jennifer Pharr Davis to Kalamazoo on Monday, August 6, 6:30 pm at Central Library, 315 South Rose Street. This event is free and open to the public.

A hiker and author, Jennifer Pharr Davis has covered more than 14,000 miles of long-distance trails on six different continents. She has written six books, articles for the New York Times, Outside magazine, Backpacker, and Trail Runner, and has been featured in the Washington Post, the New York Times, NPR’s Talk of the Nation and the CBS Early Show. Her new book, The Pursuit of Endurance has been called “a captivating narrative guidebook that will inspire readers to test their own limits, on the trail and off.” – Kirkus Reviews.

Pharr Davis is a professional speaker who has shared her trail adventures across the United States and Europe. She is founder and owner of Blue Ridge Hiking Company, a guiding service that strives “to make the wilderness accessible and enjoyable” for hikers of all ages, genders, and ability levels. Hear her speak about her experiences, and read excerpts from The Pursuit of Endurance. Books will be for sale for signing after the presentation.

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