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Jan 18- Saturday Morning Book Club "The Good Neighbor"

Saturday Morning Book Group meets the third Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in our store. All ages and interests welcome! Book club members receive 15% off the pick of the month.

Description

The definitive biography of Fred Rogers, children's television pioneer and American cultural icon, an instant New York Times Bestseller

 

Fred Rogers (1928-2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness, fiercely devoted to children and taking their questions about the world seriously. The Good Neighbor is the first full-length biography of Fred Rogers.

 

Based on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, The Good Neighbor traces Rogers's personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work. It includes his surprising decision to walk away from the show in 1976 to make television for adults, only to return to the neighborhood to help children face complex issues such as divorce, discipline, mistakes, anger, and competition. The Good Neighbor is the definitive portrait of a beloved figure.


 

About the Author

Maxwell King is the CEO of the Pittsburgh Foundation. After a career in journalism, including eight years as editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer, King served as president of the Pittsburgh-based Heinz Endowments for nearly a decade.

-From Indiebound.org

Event Date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Address: 
560 SW 152nd Street
Burien, WA 98166
Books: 
The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781419735165
Availability: Backordered
Published: Abrams Press - September 17th, 2019