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Scott Raab Author Visit

Event Type: Adults
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 1/29/2018
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 The author of You're Welcome, Cleveland:
How I Helped Lebron James Win a Championship and Save a City
visits MPL to tell us about his conflicted, humorous relationship with Lebron James.

In 2010, when LeBron James announced to the world that he was leaving for Miami, he broke the collective heart of his native city and destroyed the hopes of an entire tortured generation.
As LeBron headed south, unofficial spokesman Scott Raab sent him off with a middle-finger salute of his own—a deliciously obscene aria of sports fandom, Jewishness, and weight gain that became infamous as The Whore of Akron.

Four years—and two NBA championships later—LeBron came home to the Rust Belt faithful who had vilified him mercilessly, none more so than Raab. You’re Welcome, Cleveland is the story of both LeBron’s and Scott’s redemption as they pursue the one thing they crave more than anything in life—an NBA title for the city that made them men.

Books will be provided for sale at this event by Mentor Barnes and Noble.
Library: Main Library
Location: Village Room (Main - Lower Level)
Presenter: Travis
Status: Openings


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