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NICK OFFERMAN - Gumption
Wednesday, June 3 at 7PM
Actor, Writer, Humorist, & Carpenter
speaking & signing
Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers
here at BookPeople!
Tonight we are thrilled to welcome Nick Offerman, bestselling author, comedian, and critically acclaimed actor on the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, to BookPeople with his book about the lives of those who have inspired him. The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the signing and only available from BookPeople. Please see below for ticket details.
EVENT & TICKET GUIDELINES:
- The speaking portion of this event is free and open to the public.
- Tickets are required for the signing.
- Tickets cost as much as the price of one copy of Gumption, plus tax.
- Each ticket grants access to the signing line for ONE person.
- Each ticket will be exchanged for ONE copy of Gumption at the signing table the day of the event.
- Tickets are lettered. After Offerman speaks, we will call people up to have their books signed according to the letter on their tickets.
- Additional guidelines to come!
- If you can't make the event, please give us a call on Thursday 6/04/15 to inquire about the availability of signed copies: 512-472-5050.
ABOUT NICK OFFERMAN
Nick Offerman is People magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive 2012: Moustache Edition, currently stars in the NBC series Parks and Recreation. His numerous television and movie appearances include roles in Childrens Hospital, 21 Jump Street, and The Men Who Stare at Goats. Offerman lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Megan Mullally, where he spends his time off-set running the Offerman Woodshop, where he builds canoes, dining room tables, and mustache combs.
After the great success of his autobiography, Paddle Your Own Canoe, Offerman now focuses on the lives of those who inspired him. From George Washington to Willie Nelson, he describes twenty-one heroic figures and why they inspire in him such great meaning. He’ll combine both serious history with light-hearted humor—comparing, say, George Washington’s wooden teeth to his own experience as a woodworker. The subject matter will also allow Offerman to expound upon his favorite topics, which readers love to hear—areas such as religion, politics, woodworking and handcrafting, agriculture, creativity, philosophy, fashion, and, of course, meat.