Thursday, September 12 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Memoir on a Mission

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This panel will feature two memoirists who have detailed enormous adventures in memoir. Susan Purvis spent 20 years training avalanche rescue dogs and search dogs, a journey she wrote about in Go Find. Heather Hansman, meanwhile, wrote "Downriver" about a raft trip down the entirety of the Green River from Wyoming to Utah, in “an energizing mix of travelogue and investigative journalism,” according to Publishers Weekly.

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Heather Hansman

Heather Hansman is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in Outside, California Sunday, Smithsonian, and many others. Her first book, DOWNRIVER came out in 2019. After a decade of raft guiding across the United States, she lives in Seattle.
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Susan Purvis

Empowerment speaker, explorer, author, Susan Purvis, LLC
Susan Purvis is an empowerment speaker, explorer, educator and author of the bestselling and awarding winning adventure memoir, Go Find: My Journey to Find the Lost--And Myself. Susan spent her entire career in the outdoors. She's worked in the hottest, the highest and coldest places... Read More →

Thursday September 12, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Fact and Fiction Books 220 N Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59802

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