Stephen Harrigan | The Leopard Is Loose

What:

Stephen Harrigan will appear in conversation with Elizabeth Crook for Stephen's new novel The Leopard Is Loose.

  • This event is free to attend, but registration is required. You can register for the event here. We are using the Be Novel platform and look forward to seeing you there! You can learn more about Be Novel here.

  •  NOTE: Because this is a virtual event, you will need access a computer or other device that is capable of accessing the internet at a sufficient bandwidth to stream video.

When:

Monday, January 24, 2022 at 7:00pm Central Time

We work hard to bring events to our community for free, because connecting readers with authors is central to our mission. But these programs are not free for us to put on! If you’re interested in attending this event, we hope you’ll consider purchasing a copy of The Leopard Is Loose from our bookshop. Your support is critical to keeping us here and offering events like this, and we hope to do that for many years to come! 

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About the Creators:

STEPHEN HARRIGAN is the author of the New York Times best-selling The Gates of the Alamo, Remember Ben Clayton (which, among other awards, won the James Fenimore Cooper Prize from the Society of American Historians for best historical novel), Challenger Park, A Friend of Mr. Lincoln, and Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas. He is a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly, as well as a screenwriter who has written many movies for television. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Elizabeth Crook is the author of five novels, including The Night Journal, which received the Spur Award from Western Writers of America; Monday, Monday, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2014 and winner of the Jesse H. Jones Award from The Texas Institute of Letters; and The Which Way Tree, currently in development for film. Elizabeth has written for The Southwestern Historical Quarterly and Texas Monthly and is co-writer, with Stephen Harrigan, of the screenplay for The Which Way Tree. She lives in Austin with her family.

Ordering:

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Event date: 
Monday, January 24, 2022 - 7:00pm
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The Leopard Is Loose: A novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525655770
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - January 18th, 2022

The fragile, 1952 postwar tranquility of a young boy’s world explodes one summer day when a leopard escapes from the Oklahoma City zoo, throwing all the local residents into dangerous excitement, in this evocative story of a child’s confrontation with his deepest fears