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Author Matthew Algeo: "Pedestrianism"

Event Type: Author Program
Date: 4/3/2014
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 9:00 PM
Description:
 Not many people know this, but in the 1870s and 1880s, America’s most popular spectator sport was competitive walking. Join author Matthew Algeo when he shares stories from “Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was America’s Favorite Spectator Sport.” The Book Table will have books for sale and signing.


“Pedestrianism” is Alego’s fourth book. A previous book, “Harry Truman’s Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Road Trip,” was named one of the best books of 2009 by the "Washington Post."
Library: Oak Park Public Library Main Branch
Location: Second Floor - Veterans Room
Contact: Adult & Teen Services
Contact Number: 708.452.3440