The second part of the Dallas County Library Association two county-wide READ programs to be held in October is Donald Harstad’s November Rain is Dan Gable’s A Wrestling Life 2 is the nonfiction selection.
Mr. Gable is a retired American Olympic wrestler and head coach.
He is best known for his tenure as head coach at the University of Iowa where he won 15 NCAA team titles between 1976 and 1997. He is also famous for having only lost one match (182-1) in his entire Iowa State University collegiate career – his last – and winning a gold medal at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany, while not giving up a single point.
Tickets are on sale at each of the 12 Dallas County Libraries for the Author Meet and Greet at the Hotel Pattee on October 19, 2017, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm.
The Meet and Greet will be an opportunity to enjoy hors d’ouerves and meet Mr. Gable. The ticketed event will be followed by a free Author/Book Talk at the Perry Performing Art Center at 7 pm followed by book signing. His books will be available for sale at the event by Beaverdale Books.
Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesdays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.