Will Steger to Speak and Reissue Book at Hennepin County Library’s Talk of the Stacks on Tuesday, October 20
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. (October 19, 2015) – Pioneering arctic explorer Will Steger and author Cathy de Moll will be featured speakers on Tuesday, October 20 at 7 p.m. at Talk of the Stacks at the downtown Minneapolis Hennepin County Library with the release of de Moll’s book Think South: How We Got Six Men and Forty Dogs Across Antarctica. De Moll was the executive director and organizer of the Trans-Antarctica Expedition team that included Steger and five other explorers from five countries. Steger’s book North to the Pole will also be reissued and available for purchase and autographing at the event. Both books were published by the Minnesota Historical Society.
In addition to Steger, de Moll will be joined on stage at the event by co-leader Jean Etienne of France. Other expedition members will be in the audience.
North to the Pole is a direct account from Will Steger of the first dogsled expedition to the North Pole without resupply in 1986.
The program, held at the Hennepin County Library in downtown Minneapolis, is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first served basis with doors opening at 6:15 p.m. and program beginning at 7:00 p.m.
More information about Will Steger and his work at the Will Steger Wilderness Center can be found at www.stegerwildernesscenter.org.