A Deadly Wind – Book launch party with author and journalist, John Dodge
Monday, October 8 – OFS presents:
A Deadly Wind
Book launch party with author and journalist, John Dodge
6:00PM doors / 7:00PM show
Pay what you can, all proceeds benefit the Olympia Film Society
Come to the Olympia Film Society’s historic Capitol Theater in downtown Olympia 7 p.m., Oct.8, to celebrate the release of Olympia author and journalist John Dodge’s “A Deadly Wind,” a non-fiction book detailing the 1962 Columbus Day Storm.The public event is free, but donations at the door will benefit the Olympia Film Society. Autographed copies of the book will be available for purchase following a slide show presentation, book reading and question and answer session about the most destructive windstorm to strike the West Coast in recorded history.
John Dodge was a columnist, editorial page writer and investigative reporter forThe Olympian in Olympia Wash., retiring in June 2015 from a journalism careerthat spanned 40 years. His first book, “A Deadly Wind,” is a non-fiction account of
the October 1962 Columbus Day Storm, scheduled for release by Oregon State
University Press in the fall of 2018. He is also at work on a collection of short
The father of two grown children, the author lives with his partner, Dr. Barbara Digman, on a small farm near Olympia, Wash. He enjoys gardening, birdwatching, hiking, traveling and sampling the many craft beers of the Pacific Northwest.
Books for purchase provided by Browsers Books, and there will be a pop-up library provided by TRL in the lobby where you can check out more books about storms and Pacific Northwest history.