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There is a great Italian dessert place Gelatiamo across the street. You can enjoy it before or after (they are open till 10 PM on work days)
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The weather was very windy. I wore You want to dress up to Benaroya Hall, people were wearing evening dresses and tuxedos..
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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.