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True West: Myth and Mending on the Far Side of America

The Frank Church Institute is delighted to welcome author and historian Betsy Gaines Quammen for an in-depth conversation about her latest book True West: Myth and Mending on the Far Side of America. The conversation will be moderated by Jenny Emery Davidson, Executive Director of The Community Library in Ketchum, ID.

April 10, 2024
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Boise State University Special Events Center

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There will be book signing before and after the event. Thank you to our community partner Rediscovered Books. In advance of the event, you may buy the book ONLINE . Books will also be available for purchase at the event.

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Betsy Gaines Quammen is a historian and writer. She received a PhD from Montana State University where she studied religion, history, and the philosophy of science. Her focus is on Mormon history and the roots of armed public land conflicts in the United States. She is also the author of: American Zion Cliven Bundy, God & Public Lands in the West.


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