Book Talk - Zachary Michael Jack
January 31, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library-Museum
Iowa’s First-in-the-Nation Presidential Caucus Has Arrived Again. This Time It’s Going To Be Different.
The Presidential Election process comes to Iowa with full force every four years. Every serious (and unserious) candidate from all parties march, meet, speak, and try to shake the hands of all Iowans. Phones begin to ring and ring, the mail is flooded with promises of one kind or another, newspapers are squeezed full of advertisements, radios and tvs buzz with all the answers to all our problems,
but what if ........... the story was more to the state’s actual liking and not what is imposed upon the voters?
West Branch, Iowa, Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum – On Sunday, January 31 at 2:00 p.m. author Zachary Michael Jack will be at the Hoover Museum to talk about his new book – Corn Poll: A Novel of the Iowa Caucuses.
This event will take place right before Iowans head out to caucus. Part political satire, part earnest call for electoral reform, and one unforgettable campaign tale, Corn Poll: A Novel of the Iowa Caucuses is a novel for political junkies and political cynics alike—for anyone who ever held their nose and cast a vote and everyone who ever dreamed We the People might one day stand up and demand the candidates we deserve.
Zachary Michael Jack’s analysis and commentary on Midwestern politics and public life have appeared in a number of places, including the Middle West Review, the Iowa Source, the Des Moines Register, and the Cedar Rapids Gazette. The author of over twenty award-winning books and many works of fiction, including the 2010 Foreword Reviews runner-up novel-of-the-year in its class, Zachary is a seventh-generation resident of Iowa and a recipient of a Hoover Medal from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library.
The event will take place in the Figge Auditorium at the Hoover Museum, admission to the Book Talk is free with paid museum admission. The Hoover Museum is located in West Branch, IA, ¼ mile off Interstate 80 at Exit 254. For more information call the museum: 319-643-5301 or visit the website: www.hoover.archives.gov