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Authors LIVE! Presents: Rick Atkinson

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Highland Park United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall

3300 Mockingbird Lane

Dallas, TX US 75205

Date: May 23, 2019

Time: 7:00pm

The British Are Coming

Known for his riveting trilogy about World War II and a host of other esteemed military history works, multiple Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson kicks off his new Revolution Trilogy with a compelling look at the first twenty-one months of the American Revolutionary War. The British Are Coming recounts untold stories of the early conflict and presents fascinating revelations about characters such as Benjamin Franklin, Nathanael Greene, Henry Knox, and George Washington. In this gripping saga, which is told from the British perspective, "Rick Atkinson has given stirring new life to the first act of our country's creation drama."

Free! No reservation required to attend the event.

Presented in partnership with Friends of the Highland Park Library and Friends of the SMU Libraries.

A book signing follows the presentation for those who choose to purchase books.

An Author’s Reception will be held at 6:00 pm. Cost is $30 to meet the author and get a signed book (by reservation only). Register to attend the reception by calling 214.523.2240 or by emailing  You may pay at the door by cash or check.

After you've read the book, please join us for a follow-up discussion in the HPUMC Library! 

Thursday, June 20 at 7:00 pm

Led by U.S. Military Academy at West Point Alumnus, Ross Irvin

Category: Authors Live