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Virtual Alaska Story Hour for Adults

  • Fri, December 01, 2023
  • 12:00 PM
  • Fri, January 26, 2024
  • 1:00 PM
  • Online

Virtual Alaska Story Hour for Adults

Fridays, 12:00-1:00pm

We’re continuing to read this heartfelt remembrance of a longtime Homer character and influential counterculture Alaskan.

This book covers Asaiah’s life from childhood, as Claude Bates, growing up in North Carolina, to treasured Homer icon and prophet to his friends and neighbors in that "Cosmic Hamlet of the Sea." It would be easy to dismiss him as a kook, but persistent involvement in the community and gentle insight were difficult to ignore, and he became treasured by people of all stripes for his willingness, or really insistence, of speaking the truth as he saw it.

Author Martha Ellen Anderson weaves the story through her own quest to fulfill her promise to write this book. 

Registration is free but required. Register online or by phone at 907-465-2920 to obtain access info.

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