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Arbutus Branch ♦ 855 Sulphur Spring Road ♦ 410-887-1451


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Carine McCandless Discussion and Book Signing

Saturday, December 6 @ 2 p.m.

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Book cover of The Wild Truth by Carine McCandlesspicture of Carine McCandless

Author Carine McCandless will be speaking and signing copies of her book, The Wild Truth, at the Arbutus Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library. She is the sister of Chris McCandless, and consulted closely with Jon Krakauer on his bestselling book Into the Wild. She speaks dozens of times per year to audiences as large as 1,000 and is the executive director for Promise Places, a non-profit organization committed to providing appropriate housing, job opportunities, and life skills to those with special needs.  Learn more about this event...


Book Trailer  |  Event Facebook Page  |  Carine McCandless' Website

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