Author Of “Hillbilly Elegy” Coming To Findlay

7/26/17 – 5:13 A.M.

The author of a New York Times bestseller is coming to Findlay to speak next year. The Courier reports “Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance is coming to the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts on March 22. The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library has picked the book for it’s 2018 CommunityREAD project.

Library director Jeff Winkle says “Hillbilly Elegy” examines the decline of the working middle class. Winkle adds that Vance experienced the issue first hand while growing up in Middletown. Vance also served in the military before earning a law degree.

Copies of “Hillbilly Elegy” are available at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. The program is also providing the book to local school libraries.

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