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Local Author: Bob Downes

December 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm| Main Library (Traverse City)


You know all about his active lifestyle in biking and the many books he has written on the subject.  This night, join him as he shifts gears and talks about his newest fiction book.

Windigo Moon is a novel of the Ojibwe Indians of the Upper Great Lakes.  It features the beliefs, customs, family life, supernatural beings and history of the Anishinaabek during the devastating 1500s, an apocalyptic time for Native peoples.


Bob Downes has been a respected journalist and historian for over 30 years. In 1991 he co-founded the Northern Express Weekly in Traverse City, Michigan, which grew into the region’s largest weekly newspaper. He sold his stake in the company in 2013. He is the author of many books on biking and travel.  He loves public libraries where he is able to tell his stories to others who also love biking, history and travel.


December 6, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Main Library (Traverse City)
610 Woodmere Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686 United States


McGuire Community Room