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An Evening with Maine Writer Tim O’Brien

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Ann B. McGowan Maine Writers Series and the  Pittsfield Public Library are proud to present an evening presentation by Tim O’Brien, author of The Maine Roadshow, a “lavishly illustrated [book] with nearly 450 photos, all taken by the author, during a five-year, thousands-of-mile journey exploring and documenting all corners of the state.”

A captivating speaker, Tim will regale the audience with a photo tour of some of his favorite Maine places, especially those local to our area!  Come enjoy an evening exploring some of the little known and fascinating facets of our state.  Tim’s books will be available for sale and signing during the event.

In his own words, “Tim O’Brien has worked in the communications side of the entertainment industry chronicling the latest and greatest that theme parks, amusement parks and attractions, roadside attractions, circuses, carnivals and sideshows have to offer. An industry specialist and award winning photojournalist, Tim has had more than 5,000 articles and more than 3,000 photos published. He has visited more than 500 amusement parks and attractions in 29 countries and has ridden nearly 600 different roller coasters…

For 10 years, Tim served as the national corporate spokesperson for Ripley Entertainment Inc. and had the privilege of showing off the company’s 90-plus attractions throughout the world. During that time, he served as editor of the venerable Ripley’s Believe It or Not! cartoon, and was producer and co-host of the Ripley Radio weekly broadcast creating more than 200 episodes over a five year period. Today he proudly holds the emeritus title of “Ambassador of Odd” with Ripley’s Believe It or Not!…

When not traveling, he splits his time between Nashville, Tennessee and Belgrade, Maine with his wife, Kathleen and their two cats, Simon and Garfunkel.”


June 13
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Pittsfield Public Library
Ann B. McGowan Maine Writers Series


Pittsfield Public Library
110 Library St
Pittsfield, ME 04967 United States
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