Author Event--Robert Downes

Robert Downes: April 23, 2019 6:30-7:30 pm Author and world traveler Robert (Bob) Downes has been inspiring readers to pursue their dreams of travel and adventure for more than two decades. A resident of Traverse City, Michigan, Downes, 65, is the author of three nonfiction books: Planet Backpacker, Biking Northern Michigan, and I Promised You Adventure. In September 2014, he was awarded first place in an international writing contest for the Grand Rapids ArtPrize, sponsored by the Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters and the Cascade Writers Group. His winning entry, The Raid, is an excerpt from Windigo Moon, his historical novel on the Ojibwe Indians— the full version of which was published by Blank Slate Press in September 2017. He and his wife Jeannette have two adult children and seven grandchildren. The couple make their winter home in Mexico and Central America.
  • Author Event--Robert Downes
  • 2019-04-23T18:30:00-04:00
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  • Robert Downes: April 23, 2019 6:30-7:30 pm Author and world traveler Robert (Bob) Downes has been inspiring readers to pursue their dreams of travel and adventure for more than two decades. A resident of Traverse City, Michigan, Downes, 65, is the author of three nonfiction books: Planet Backpacker, Biking Northern Michigan, and I Promised You Adventure. In September 2014, he was awarded first place in an international writing contest for the Grand Rapids ArtPrize, sponsored by the Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters and the Cascade Writers Group. His winning entry, The Raid, is an excerpt from Windigo Moon, his historical novel on the Ojibwe Indians— the full version of which was published by Blank Slate Press in September 2017. He and his wife Jeannette have two adult children and seven grandchildren. The couple make their winter home in Mexico and Central America.
  • When Apr 23, 2019 from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
  • Where Manistee County Library
  • Contact Phone 2317232519
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