Author Talk and Book Signing: The Sun is a Compass by Caroline Van Hemert
7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 20Auditorium
Writer Caroline Van Hemert presents her newly released book, The Sun is a Compass (Little, Brown Spark), a memoir that blends Alaska adventure, natural history and personal narrative. Hear stories about her 4,000-mile wilderness journey from the Pacific rainforest to the Chukchi Sea. Van Hemert is an adventurer and biologist and currently works at the USGS Alaska Science Center studying birds and other wildlife. Her research and expeditions have been featured by the New York Times, MSNBC, National Geographic and more. Offered in partnership with 49 Writers, this event includes a presentation, book signing and books for purchase. Free; use the museum’s 7th Avenue entrance.