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“Flower of Iowa” Book Reading & Reception

6/26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Gay in the Great War

 Flower of Iowa 

Author’s Reception & Reading at the Center

 Thursday, June 26

7 – 8:30 pm

Apuzzo Hall at the Center (map)



Former Center Board President Lance Ringel will read from his newly published novel, Flower of Iowa, at an author’s reception in Apuzzo Hall. Hosted by the Center’s Men’s Group, the reception will also include a selection of live music from the First World War performed by Chuck Muckle, and refreshments. Everyone is welcome.



About Flower of Iowa


During the final months of the Great War in France in 1918, young American soldier Tommy Flowers discovers an unexpected attraction to British soldier David Pearson. The two men must navigate this startling revelation as the war reaches a crescendo. Flower of Iowa was picked up by The Advocate magazine’s “Hot Sheet” list of media and cultural events highlights. Read a Q&A with Lance.


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