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Rob Freedman reading from “Beach Bum: A Life in Pieces”
October 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rob Freedman will be reading from his new book “Beach Bum: A Life in Pieces” on October 7th beginning at 2:00 pm at the Capes Meares Community Center, 5690 4th St. NW, Cape Meares. 50% of the book sales at the reading will go to the Newport Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation which is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches.
“Beach Bum” looks at the many paths and people that go into the making of a life. It is a pessimist’s endorsement of hope and keeping on. In a series of connected personal essays, both humorous and deadly serious. Butch traces his attempts to live a meaningful life. He writes about issues ranging from his rejection and later embrace of Judaism to dealing with hepatitis C to a return to the age of 70.