An Evening With Colum McCann: Irish-Born Author Speaks at Folger Theatre
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The old C&O Canal port of Georgetown is a photographer's dream. Spend two hours along the canal with a knowledgeable guide where you can shoot the Old Stone House and the canal's charming bridges. You'll also visit Francis Scott Key Park, the "Exorcist" steps from the film's climatic scene, the Car Barn from the cable car days and parts of the university campus. The tour will also stop at homes where JFK and Jackie lived before their White House days plus Jackie's two residences after John's death. This marvelous tour of Georgetown will also include historical background on all of the sites you visit, so you'll leave with knowledge as well as your great shots. Learn More
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A most enjoyable event. Colum's reading was sincere, entertaining and his voice as delightful to the ear as to the mind. He was generous with his time on stage and at the delicious reception and book signing that followed.
Irish-born author Colum McCann is the internationally bestselling author of the novels Let the Great World Spin_ (winner of the National Book Award), Zoli_, Dancer_, This Side of Brightness_, and Songdogs, as well as two critically acclaimed story collections. His fiction has been published in thirty languages and he has been a finalist for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, among others. His short film Everything in This Country Must was a 2005 Oscar nominee. He teaches at Hunter College and lives in New York City with his wife and children.
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