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Author of 'The Bartender's Tale' visits Eagle Harbor Book Company

Ivan Doig presents “The Bartender’s Tale” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 at Eagle Harbor Book Company.

This is a tale about a one-of-a-kind father, Tom, and his precocious son, Rusty, who own a bar in the town of Gros Ventre, in northern Montana. In the summer of 1960, change arrives with gale force, in the person of Proxy, a taxi dancer Tom knew back when, and her beatnik daughter, Francine. As Rusty struggles to decipher the oddities of adult behavior and the mysteries build toward a reckoning, Doig wonderfully captures how the world becomes bigger and the past becomes more complex in the last moments of childhood.

Eagle Harbor Book Company is at 0157 Winslow Way East.

For more information, call 206-842-5332.

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