David Gessner- Conversation with the Author- VIRTUAL EVENT

The Hingham Historical Society and Buttonwood Books and Toys welcome

Author David Gessner in conversation with Gregg Wachtellhausen


Leave It As It Is:  A Journey Through Theodore Roosevelt's American Wilderness

Wednesday, October 14, 6:30pm

Live via ZOOM

This free online event will take place virtually via Zoom, and registration is required. Click the link that follows to gain access and to complete the registration process:

David Gessner is the author of 10 books. He has taught environmental writing as a Briggs-Copeland lecturer at Harvard and is currently a professor and department chair at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he founded the award-winning literary journal Ecotone. Gessner lives in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Gregg Wachtellhausen spent 15 years teaching earth science and leading outdoor adventures in Hingham schools. He has now dedicated his professional life to helping young people find their own life-changing experiences in the national parks with Grand Classroom student adventures. As a national parks guide, experiential educator, and travel consultant, Gregg works in partnership wth teachers throughout New England, guiding their own students.

Store Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
Live via ZOOM
United States
Leave It As It Is: A Journey Through Theodore Roosevelt's American Wilderness Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982105044
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 11th, 2020

“A rallying cry in the age of climate change.” —Robert Redford

An environmental clarion call, told through bestselling author David Gessner’s wilderness road trip inspired by America’s greatest conservationist, Theodore Roosevelt.