Tommy Orange is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel There There, a multi-generational, relentlessly paced story about a side of America few of us have ever seen: the lives of urban Native Americans. The book is one of the most celebrated novels of the last year, having received a National Book Critics Circle award and a PEN/Hemingway award, as well as being named one of the top ten books of 2018 by The New York Times and others. Orange is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oakland, Calif.
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Individual tickets to Tommy Orange's lecture go on sale August 7, 2019 at 9 a.m CST by phone (612-543-8112) and online. Phone lines are expected to be very busy - online purchase recommended.
Proceeds from this event benefit Friends of the Hennepin County Library.