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Tommy Orange

TOMMY ORANGE is a graduate of the MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts. An enrolled member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, he was born and raised in Oakland, California. His first book, There There, was a finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize and received the 2019 American Book Award. He lives in Oakland, California.

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BARNES & NOBLE #2675
33 E 17TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10003-2005
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Thu Mar 07 | 07:30 PM
Philadelphia Free Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Fri Mar 08 | 07:00 PM
Sidwell Friends School
3825 Wisconsin Ave
Washington, DC 20016
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Mon Mar 11 | 07:00 PM
Gilman Brewing Company
912 Gilman Street
Berkley, CA 94710
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Tue Mar 19 | 06:30 PM
BIRCHBARK BOOKS
2115 W 21ST ST
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55405-2450
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Mon Mar 25 | 07:30 PM
Congregation Emanu El
1500 Sunset Boulevard
Houston, TX 77005
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Tue Mar 26
Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N Harwood Street
Dallas, TX 75201
Google Map

Sat Apr 06 | 11:00 AM
1443 Derby Ave.
Oakland, CA 94601
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Mon Apr 08
Taper Auditorium, Downtown Central Library
630 West 5th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Google Map

Wed Apr 24
WATERMARK BOOKS
4701 E DOUGLAS AVE
WICHITA, KS 67218-1012
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Tue May 07 | 04:00 PM
WARWICKS
7812 GIRARD AVE
LA JOLLA, CA 92037-4287
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Thu May 23 | 06:00 PM
Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
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Thu Jun 06 | 07:00 PM
THE KING'S ENGLISH
1511 S 1500 E
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84105-2896
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Sat Aug 24
POLITICS AND PROSE BOOKSTORE
5015 CONNECTICUT AVE NW
WASHINGTON, DC 20008-2024
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U.S. News & World Report Recommends 9 Penguin Random House Titles in Their List of “10 Books to Read Before College”

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