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Oregon for the Curious presented by William Sullivan
A slide show presentation by William L. Sullivan
Hillsboro, OR - April 18th, author William L. Sullivan takes us on a slide show tour of Oregon’s oddest hiking and travel destinations, from an island sea cave to a forgotten canyon of colored pinnacles. Expect off-the-beaten-
Sullivan has hiked every trail he could find in the state for his popular “100 Hikes” guidebooks, a series that he updates continually. He has also written four novels and many nonfiction books about Oregon, including “Hiking Oregon’s History,” “Oregon Favorites,” and “The Case of D. B. Cooper’s Parachute.” His journal of a 1000-mile hike he took across Oregon, “Listening for Coyote,” was chosen by the Oregon Cultural Heritage Commission as one of Oregon’s “100 Books,” the 100 most significant books in the state’s history.
The Oregon Variations, his new book releasing April 1st celebrates the state’s quirks with an entertaining and often irreverent collection of short stories. Hang on for the ride as you meet Beaverton roller derby queens, Hells Canyon Hot Shot fire crews, cantankerous Newport fishermen, and a Portland bookstore owner who buys the mystic Oregon Vortex on a hunch. Modeled after Bach’s “Goldberg Variations,”
Find out more about William Sullivan at www.oregonhiking.com
About Jacobsen’s Books & More
Located in the heart of quaint and cozy historic downtown Hillsboro, Oregon, Jacobsen's Books is a family-friendly haven for readers and writers alike. Jacobsen’s strives to create a community of readers, hosting programs such as book launches, kids' book parties, The Last Friday Bards & Brews Author Reading Series, a children's play area, special order services, author signings, literacy drives, book clubs, and more!
Find a full schedule of events at www.jacobsensbooks.com