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The weather was Very cold. . I wore A heavy coat.
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Tracy Kidder
8 ratings
4.1 average rating
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3 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 02 2011

great event, extrememly well attended. My only complaint is that the ushers did not manage the Q&A process well. I would have loved to have asked a question, but I could not get an ushers attention to get a card to write out my question.

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 02 2011

He was interesting, entertaining and loosened up more as the talk went on. I realized very quickly that he was telling us about his editor and long time friend Todd in much the same fashion he has written about the doctors in his books. I...continued

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1 review
3 stars
attended Mar 02 2011

I enjoyed seeing and hearing Tracy Kidder. Unfortunately, as my companion pointed out, the sound system was not up to par, and it was frequently difficult to hear Mr. Kidder clearly, during his recitation. The Q&A session did not, however, for...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

Check out the promo video for Strength in What Remains on YouTube.
To learn more about Tracy Kidder, visit his website.


Tracy Kidder graduated from Harvard and studied at the University of Iowa. He has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and many other literary prizes. The author of Strength in What Remains, Mountains Beyond Mountains, My Detachment, Home Town, Old Friends, Among Schoolchildren, House, and The Soul of a New Machine, Kidder lives in Massachusetts and Maine.

About the Ticket Supplier: Seattle Arts & Lectures

In addition to presenting the foremost fiction and nonfiction writers, Seattle Arts & Lectures' events and courses illuminate arts, culture, and a world of ideas.