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Event: Author Talk: Narco '80 with Peter Houlahan

Thursday June 27, 2019
7:00 PM until 8:30 PM


Ridgefield Library and Books on the Common present author Peter Houlahan, who will discuss his recently released book Narco '80 - The True Story of the Most Spectacular Bank Robbery in American History. Houlahan will show photos, maps, and play the original audio recordings of police radio traffic and suspect interrogations to tell the story of Norco in a engaging and lively way.  

“Norco ’80 makes meticulous research and devotion to the truth fuse with suspense and excitement until the reader is right there, a witness to this guns-blazing account of a crime that changed American law enforcement’s readiness for violence in the extreme.” —Joseph Wambaugh, author of The Onion Field

“Simply put, Norco ’80 is one of the best true crime accounts ever written. Harrowing, incisive, and important.” —Tod Goldberg, author of Gangsterland

Peter Houlahan is a freelance writer contributing to a wide range of publications. In his career as an emergency medical technician, he has written a number of articles related to his profession. He holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College. A native of Southern Californian, Houlahan now lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing at the event. Please register.

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Location: Main Program Room
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