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Lecture: Kevin Fedarko “The Emerald Mile”

When: September 16, 2021 @ 6:30 pm
Where: Church of the Big Wood, 100 Saddle Rd, Ketchum, ID 83340, USA

Fedarko’s first book, The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Through the Heart of the Grand Canyon, won the National Outdoor Book Award and the Reading the West Award, and was a New York Times bestseller. This story chronicles an adventure on the Colorado River’s flood waters to beat records for the fastest boat ever propelled through one of the West’s most famous desert wilderness, The Grand Canyon. Kevin Fedarko has written for National Geographic, The New York Times, Esquire, Outside, and other publications. He studied political science at Columbia University and Russian history at Oxford before joining the staff at Time Magazine, where he worked primarily on the foreign affairs desk. He lives and works in Flagstaff. Tickets for Kevin Fedarko’s lecture are $35 for SVMoA members and $45 for nonmembers. Students and educators can purchase a ticket for $15. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit, call 208.726.9491 or visit The Museum box office at 191 Fifth Street East in Ketchum. THIS LECTURE HAS BEEN GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY JANE P. WATKINS