Book signing and forum –6:30 p.m. Mon., Nov. 17, Tulsa Historical Society, 2445 S. Peoria.
Former Mayors Robert J. LaFortune and Susan Savage will join retired Public Works Director Charles L. Hardt and author Ann Patton in “A conversation about our Tulsa River heritage.”
Mayor LaFortune wrote the foreword to The Tulsa River, and interviews with Mayor Savage and Mr. Hardt are featured in the book. Speakers will share their stories about growing up in a river town, historic events such as the creation of River Parks and the 1986 flood, and their visions for the future. All will join photographer Vernis Maxell and editor Tracy LeGrand for book signings.
A story about the creation of the book was recently printed in the Greater Tulsa Reporter.
You can read the full article here: http://gtrnews.com/greater-tulsa-reporter/13125/writing-the-tulsa-river
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THANK YOU, Claire Rubin, for this beautiful book review for “The Tulsa River” in your blog, “Recovery Diva.” Claire’s blog is the most respected and widely read among the nation’s leading experts in disaster management. Honored to be included today!
“The Tulsa River,” a new book that chronicles the influence of the Arkansas River on Tulsa’s history and its future, will officially be launched with an event 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Quik-Trip Pavilion in River Parks, 41st Street and Riverside Drive.
The event will feature appearances by former Tulsa mayors Robert J. LaFortune and Rodger Randle, who will also serve as master of ceremonies for the event…
Read the full story on TulsaWorld.com
With more than a 100 photographs and 30 interviews with people whose lives have been intertwined with the waterway that meanders through Green Country, “The Tulsa River” is a book that will reverberate with those who are interested in the history of the city, as well as where it will go from here…
Read the full article on KRMG.com
Ann Patton, and her new book “The Tulsa River” were the lead story on a recent segment of “The List”
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Please join Former Mayor Robert J. LaFortune, Author Ann Patton, Photographer Vernis Maxwell, and Editor Tracy LeGrand for a preview of their new book, The Tulsa River.
2 p.m. Sunday, September 28, 2014,
At the 41st and Riverside QuikTrip Pavilion, Tulsa River Parks.
Limited first-edition copies will be available for autographs and purchase, including autographs by the many Tulsans quoted in the book. This new book chronicles the legend and lore of the Arkansas River at Tulsa in its many seasons and moods. With foreword by former Mayor Robert J. LaFortune and 110 full-color pictures.
For more information, see www.TulsaRiver.net
Or contact Ann Patton, firstname.lastname@example.org, 918-527-0161
Read Ann’s latest writing about the Arkansas River in Tulsa on the Smart Growth Tulsa Coalition website:
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