The Jackson County Public Library and City Lights Bookstore will host Cullowhee author Tom Baker in the Community Room of the library on Thursday, November 29th at 6:30 p.m. His historical novel, The Hawk and the Dove, develops over six war-time periods: the Viking era, the Peninsula War, the U.S. Civil War, World War II, Rwanda, and Vietnam. The hawk and dove flow through these times influencing characters in their struggles.
Tom Baker is a U.S. Army combat veteran from the Vietnam War. He was a grunt with the 101st Airborne Division, a parachute rigger, and spent most of 1968 and early 1969 as a door-gunner for the 1st of the 9th 1st Cav. Tom has been a forester and logger in Western North Carolina for over 40 years.
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We also have locally made items that would make great gifts! Jewelry from our very own Sara Hatton, handcrafted pens by Joshua Wilkey, and fine walking sticks by Steve Allen. Our holiday cards are also in stock and we do free gift wrapping!
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