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Lou Kasischke, Michigan Author of "AFTER THE WIND: The 1996 Mount Everest Tragedy, One Survivor's Story"

  • When Sep 23, 2015 from 07:00 PM to 08:25 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
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  • Contact Phone 231-436-5451
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Recognitions

In April 2015, The Independent Book Publishers Association presented After the Wind the Benjamin Franklin Gold Winner Award for Best New Voice in Non-Fiction.

In December 2014, book trade reviews selected After The Wind for Best Nonfiction Books of 2014 (Kirkus Reviews) and winner of the 2014 Pete Delohery Award for Best Sports Book.

Everest, the Movie

Universal Pictures is retelling the story in a feature film to be globally released September 18, 2015 in 27 countries in North America, South America, and Europe. Asia and Australia will follow. Major film actors include Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, Robin Wright, John Hawkes, Emily Watson, and Sam Worthington. Universal retained Lou Kasischke as a consultant on the film. Lou’s part is played by Mark Derwin.

http://www.afterthewind.com/

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