Authors LIVE! Presents: Rick Atkinson
May 23, 2019, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Highland Park United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall
3300 Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX US 75205
Date: May 23, 2019
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