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An evening with Sam Venable

Author to speak at Tennessee Reads book club on April 12

You are invited to join Tennessee Reads for an evening with author and award-winning Knoxville News-Sentinel columnist Sam Venable, Tuesday, April 12 at 7 p.m., at the University Club (Kingston Pike and Neyland Drive).

Venable will discuss his book Rock-Elephant: A Story of Friendship and Fishing, a poignant account of his 27-year friendship with Ray Hubbard, a sewing machine repairman, lay preacher and excellent bass angler. Although the two men were very different, they shared a love of the outdoors and bass fishing that allowed them to develop a deep and lasting friendship.

Tennessee Reads is a book club that celebrates the outstanding literature of Tennessee and features titles from the University of Tennessee Press.

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.