Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The Georgia Historical Society Presents
The World War II Liberation Trilogy:
A Conversation with Rick Atkinson
May 20, 2014
Wesley Monumental UMC
429 Abercorn Street, Savannah
Join us for an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling author Rick Atkinson as he and GHS Senior Historian Dr. Stan Deaton discuss The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945, the latest and final book in Atkinson’s Liberation Trilogy.
Other books in the Trilogy include An Army at Dawn (winner of the Pulitzer Prize for history) and The Day of Battle. Atkinson’s awards include a Pulitzer Prize for journalism, the George Polk award, and the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award. Atkinson is also the author of The Long Gray Line, In the Company of Soldiers, and Crusade.
The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to bring this program to Savannah FREE and open to the public.
Books on sale at the event.
Meet the Author & Book Signing
Soho South Café
12 West Liberty Street, Savannah
$100 individuals/$150 couples/$50 active-duty and retired military (with valid ID)
Join us for an exclusive reception and book signing with Pulitzer Prize winning author Rick Atkinson following the evening’s presentation. Reservations required for this event and can be made through our online store or by calling 912.651.2125, ext. 131. Ticket includes a copy of The Guns at Last Light, hors d’ oeuvres and cocktails. Proceeds to benefit the Georgia Historical Society’s year-round educational programming.
Special thanks to Soho South Café for their sponsorship and support of the Georgia Historical Society.