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Andrew Maraniss

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

$60
Andrew Maraniss
Games Of Deception

Meet Andrew Maraniss, author of Games of Deception

GAMES OF DECEPTION is the true story of the first US Olympic basketball team at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany

Read Andrew’s Bio
Read Andrew’s Bio

Andrew Maraniss is a New York Times-bestselling author of narrative nonfiction. His first book, STRONG INSIDE, was the recipient of the 2015 Lillian Smith Book Award and the lone Special Recognition honor at the 2015 RFK Book Awards. The Young Reader edition was named one of the Top 10 Biographies and Top 10 Sports Books of 2017 by the American Library Association and was selected as a Notable Social Studies Book for 2019 by the National Council for the Social Studies.

His second book, GAMES OF DECEPTION, is the story of the first U.S. Olympic basketball team, which competed at the 1936 Summer Games in Nazi Germany.

Andrew is a Visiting Author at Vanderbilt University Athletics and a contributor to ESPN’s TheUndefeated.com. He has appeared on several national media programs, including NPR’s All Things Considered and Only A Game, NBC’s Meet The Press, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, ESPN’s Keith Olbermann Show, ESPN Radio’s The Sporting Life, and the SEC Network’s Paul Finebaum Show.

The son of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author David Maraniss and trailblazing environmentalist Linda Maraniss, Andrew was born in Madison, Wis., grew up in Washington, D.C. and Austin, Texas and now lives in Brentwood, Tenn., with his wife Alison, and their two young children. Follow Andrew on Twitter @trublu24 and visit his website at andrewmaraniss.com.

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
$60
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Venue

The Harpeth Hotel
130 2nd Ave N
Franklin, TN 37064 United States
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Phone:
615-206-7510
Website:
https://harpethhotel.com
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