2003-10-03 / Community

Pete Hamill To Speak

Pete Hamill To Speak

On October 16

Pete Hamill, award-winning journalist and best-selling writer, will appear at Lawrence Woodmere Academy on Thursday, October 16, at 8 p.m. The program, "An Evening With Pete Hamill," is being presented by Peninsula Counseling Center.

Hamill’s topic will be "New York Rising: Reflections on September 12." He will speak at the Academy’s John H. Hessel Hall, 336 Woodmere Boulevard, Woodmere.

A columnist for the New York Daily News and a staff member of the New Yorker magazine, Hamill has covered wars in Vietnam, Nicaragua, Lebanon, and Northern Island. His memoir, "A Drinking Life,’ was on the New York Times bestseller for 13 weeks. "Snow in August," one of his nine novels, was on the same list for months. He is currently at work on a new book.

Tickets, which must be reserved in advance, are available by calling Peninsula Counseling Center in Woodmere.

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