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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.

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