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Ship of Ghosts Reading Wed., Nov. 15th

Events, USS Houston & Military History

Please join the University of Houston Libraries for a reading by James D. Hornfischer, author of Ship of Ghosts: The Story of the USS Houston, FDR’s Legendary Lost Cruiser, and the Epic Saga of her Survivors, now available from Bantam Books.  A riveting account of the story behind the library’s own Cruiser Houston Collection, Ship of Ghosts has been chosen as a Main Selection of the History Book Club and the Military Book Club, and as an Alternate Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club.

The reading and book signing will be held in the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion at the M.D. Anderson Library, University of Houston, Wednesday, November 15, 2006 at 6:30 pm. Attendees are also invited to enjoy the USS Houston (CA-30) exhibition on display near the Pavilion.

To reach the Library from I-45 South (coming from downtown), exit Spur 5 South (44B).  Turn right at the first stoplight and take University Drive to the entrance to the University.  A parking garage is on your left.  M.D. Anderson Library is past the student center towards the center of campus.  The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion is located on the 2nd floor, accessible from the elevator or staircase just inside the front entrance.  If you need special assistance, please contact Julie Grob by e-mail at or by phone at 713-743-9744.

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