Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space (SIMON & SCHUSTER)
Tuesday • July 22 • 7:30pm
Town Hall Seattle, Downstairs, 1119 8th Avenue
Discussion & Book Signing
In Lynn Sherr's definitive biography of American icon Sally Ride, the former ABC reporter and Ride's personal friend draws from public historyas well as Ride's own records, journals, letters and exclusive interviews with Ride's friends, family, partner and colleaguesto reveal a fascinating woman at the center of some of the greatest social and scientific developments of her lifetime. For an intimate look into the life of a woman who may have been the first woman in space, but who was also so much more, join us for a discussion and signing with Sherr that won't soon be forgotten.
Tickets are $5 and available at townhallseattle.org.
Lynn Sherr is an award-winning broadcaster and author who spent more than thirty years at ABC News. She reported on the NASA space shuttle program from its inception in 1981 through the Challenger explosion in 1986. Sherr's numerous awards include an Emmy, two American Women in Radio and Television Commendation awards, a Gracie Award, and a George Foster Peabody Award. Her books include Swim, Outside the Box, and America the Beautiful, among others.
Order an Autographed Copy Please Note: Autographed copies of books are only available after the event. $28.00