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23 events
11 reviews
20 stars
Do not park at Benaroya. It takes a long time to leave at the end of the show. Park at the Art Museum, half a block away. And it is less expensive.
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10 events
6 reviews
4 stars
Plan extra time for getting around downtown. Parking is available in the building for moderate price. Elevator takes you right inside, so you don't have to go outside in the rain.
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Tracy Kidder
8 ratings
4.1 average rating
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Nm
4 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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Peg
11 events
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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AMW
8 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 02 2011

I was initially disappointed that he wasn't going to talk about his latest book. However, my disappointment disappeared as he talked warmly and intelligently about the relationship he and his editor have shared through the years. The Q & A...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.

Description

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.