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By Al Stover 

Hansen visits Ritzville Public Library for author reading event

 

September 27, 2018

LAYNE HANSEN came to the Ritzville Public Library on Sept. 22 to read from his book “Careful Measurements.” Hansen’s visit was part of the East Adams Library District’s ongoing author’s series. -Journal photo by Al Stover

Novelist Layne Hansen visited the Ritzville Public Library on Sept. 22 as a part of the East Adams Library District’s (EALD) local author series.

During the event, Hansen read the introduction and prologue from his book “Careful Measurements,” which was published in June.

He explained the book title was taken from a quote of Whittaker Chambers from his autobiography “Witness.” Chambers was an American journalist and a Communist spy, who defected from communism in 1938.

Hansen was born in Utah and raised in Idaho. He explained both of his grandfathers served in World War II and...



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