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"Shadow Tracker" With Jonathan Barnett

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The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes Jonathan Barnett, author of the fantasy novel "Shadow Tracker," to the Portage County Public Library for a reading and Q&A of his novel!

The Steel Breaker Saga - of which "Shadow Tracker" is Book One - started as a deal Jonathan made with his oldest daughter. Trying to encourage her to purpose her talents in writing, he told her he would write a book if she did. Jonathan kept at it and routinely gave her drafts of the first book to review with him. This series is his promise to his daughter. The novel follows a small band of villagers to the edge of civilization to rescue loved ones kidnapped by an invading army.

Jonathan Barnett grew up in Central Wisconsin and lives there with his wife and children. He's studied religion, history and law and served two tours in Southwest Asia as an officer with the U.S. Army.

This event is free and open to the public, so please be aware that some safety measures may be in place. We will update this and other promos closer to the event with any recommendations or requirements.

 

Support for the 2021 Central Wisconsin Book Festival was provided through the Community Arts Grant Program of the Community Foundation of North Central Wisconsin, with funds provided by the Wisconsin Arts Board, a state agency; the Community Foundation; and the B.A. & Esther Greenheck Foundation.

Support also provided in part by the Ruder Ware Law Firm; the Marathon County Public Library Foundation; Wisconsin Humanities, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities; CoVantage Cares Foundation; the Portage County Public Library Foundation; McMillan Memorial Library; Wisconsin Public Radio; the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library; Marathon County Historical Society; Whitewater Music Hall; and Janke Book Store.

  • Central Wisconsin Book Festival: "Shadow Tracker" With Jonathan Barnett
    📅 Sat., 9/25/21, 34 p.m. CDT @ Portage County Public Library

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The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes Jonathan Barnett, author of the fantasy novel "Shadow Tracker," to the Portage County Public Library for a reading and Q&A of his novel! 🖶

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