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Author reading at the library
Please plan on joining us as we host the publication party for Douglas Rook's new book, Statesman: George Mitchell and the Art of the Possible. Mr. Rooks will be here on Thursday, June 30th at 7pm. Copies of the title will be on sale after the reading.

Douglas Rooks is a career journalist who worked at weekly and daily newspapers for 25 years. He was the editor of the Granite State News in Wolfeboro, N.H., editorial page editor for the Kennebec Journal in Augusta, Maine, and editor and publisher of Maine Times. Since the turn of the century, he has been a freelance editor, writer and author, covering Maine state government and writing an op-ed column for several daily newspapers. His writing has earned awards from the National Newspaper Association and New England Press Association, and he has been named best opinion columnist three times by the Maine Press Association. Rooks is a graduate magna cum laude of Colby College, and a former board president of the Unitarian Universalist Community Church in Augusta. He lives, with his wife, in a 210-year-old farmhouse in West Gardiner. This is his first book.

The library is located at 152 Water Street in Gardiner and this event is free and opened to the public.

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