Author talk at Blue Hill Library



BLUE HILL — Part-time Blue Hill resident Dale Peterson will give a talk about his new book, “The Ghosts of Gombe: A True Story of Love and Death in an African Wilderness,” at the Blue Hill Public Library on Thursday, May 31, at 7 p.m.

Peterson is well-known for his biography “Jane Goodall: The Woman Who Redefined Man,” a Boston Globe Best Book and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 2014.

“The Ghosts of Gombe” is about the tragic death on July 12, 1969, of a young American chimpanzee researcher at Gombe, Jane Goodall’s chimpanzee research camp in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania. Peterson and Jane Goodall are longtime friends and collaborators.

Books will be available for sale and signing. This event is sponsored by the library and Blue Hill Books.

There is no charge, and all are welcome.

For more information, call the library at 374-5515.

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