Author Kristin Hannah will talk about her latest book The Great Alone, as part of Pierce County READS. For the audiobook, click here. For 12 years, Pierce County READS has encouraged residents to read copies of the same book at the same time and engage together in a county-wide conversation to celebrate and explore the power and importance of books. Pierce County READS is part of the Pierce County Library System’s A Year of Reading.
Kristin Hannah is the New York Times bestselling author of more than 20 novels including The Nightingale, Night Road, Firefly Lane, True Colors and Winter Garden. She was born in Southern California and moved to Western Washington when she was eight. A former lawyer, Hannah started writing when she was pregnant and on bed rest for five months. Writing soon became an obsession, and she has been at it ever since. She is the mother of one son and lives with her husband in the Pacific Northwest and Hawai'i.