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Meet the Author: Don Corrigan, "Nuts about Squirrels"

Event Type: **Author Events
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 7/9/2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 Hear local author Don Corrigan discuss his new book, "Nuts About Squirrels: The Rodents That Conquered Popular Culture." Squirrels have made numerous appearances in mass media over the years, from Beatrix Potter’s Nutkin and Timmy Tiptoes, to Rocky the flying squirrel of The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, and to Conker and Squirrel Girl of video game fame. This book examines how squirrel legends from centuries ago have found new life through contemporary popular culture, with a focus on the various portrayals of these wily creatures in books, newspapers, television, movies, public relations, advertising and video games.
Library: Middendorf-Kredell Branch    Map
Location: MK Meeting Room A
Other Information:
 Don Corrigan is an award-winning writer and editor-in-chief of three newspapers in St. Louis, Webster-
Kirkwood Times, South County Times and West End Word. Corrigan also has taught journalism and mass communi-
cations as a full time professor at Webster University in St. Louis for four decades and presents regularly at Popular

Culture Association conventions across the United States. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

Books will be available for purchase at the event for $20.00.
Contact: Heather Wefel
Contact Number: 636-978-7997
Presenter: Don Corrigan
Status: Closed


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