Paddle Faster: James Dickey and “Deliverance”

Although one of Georgia’s two best know poets, along with Conrad Aiken, James Dickey is probably best known for his novel Deliverance.
Paddle Faster: James Dickey and “Deliverance”
Tuesday, August 1st | 10:00 am
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Center For Life Enrichment

Although one of Georgia’s two best know poets, along with Conrad

Aiken, James Dickey is probably best known for his novel Deliverance. This tale of four businessmen from Atlanta, whose weekend canoe trip in the hills of north Georgia ends in death and disaster, cemented the public persona that Dickey had been building throughout his career. Ruppersburg will also discuss the movie and his own experience white-water rafting in this area.

Presenter: Hugh Ruppersburg

Cost: $25/$35

Coordinator: Clif Parnell


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