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      Phil Keith and Tom Clavin, All Blood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard-Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy in Atlanta


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      January 30, 2020

      Thursday   7:30 PM

      130 West Paces Ferry Road Northwest
      Atlanta, Georgia 30305

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      Phil Keith and Tom Clavin, All Blood Runs Red: The Legendary Life of Eugene Bullard-Boxer, Pilot, Soldier, Spy

      Eugene Bullard lived one of the most fascinating lives of the twentieth century. The son of a former slave and an indigenous Creek woman, Bullard fled home at the age of eleven to escape the racial hostility of his Georgia community. When his journey led him to Europe, he garnered worldwide fame as a boxer, and later as the first African American fighter pilot in history. After the war, Bullard returned to Paris a celebrated hero. But little did he know that the dramatic, globe-spanning arc of his life had just begun. All Blood Runs Red is the inspiring untold story of an American hero, a thought-provoking chronicle of the twentieth century, and a portrait of a man who came from nothing and by his own courage, determination, gumption, intelligence, and luck forged a legendary life.

      Phil Keith is the author of six books, including Blackhorse Riders, which won the 2012 USA Best Book Award for Military History, was a finalist for the 2013 Colby Award, and earned a 2013 silver medal from the Military Writers Society of America. He holds a degree in history from Harvard and is a former navy aviator. During three tours in Vietnam, he served with distinction and was awarded, among other decorations, the Purple Heart, Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, and the Navy Commendation Medal. Tom Clavin is the author of 18 nonfiction books and has worked as a newspaper and website editor, magazine writer, TV and radio commentator, and reporter for The New York Times covering entertainment, sports, and the environment. His latest book, Dodge City, became an immediate The New York Times bestseller. Three previous books have also been The New York Times bestsellers: The Heart of Everything That Is, The Last Stand of Fox Company, and Halsey's Typhoon.

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