Saturday, December 10, 2011

Local Authors Showcase Their New Books

Irish O'Malley and the Ozark Mountain Boys

Three Rivers Museum is honored to host author R.D. Morgan for a book signing during our Holiday Open House on December 17th. Area authors will showcase and autograph their newly released books from 1 to 4:00 p.m.

This event will be the only book signing for R. D. Morgan's newest book, recently released Irish O'Malley and the Ozark Mountain Boys published by New Forums Press. The book is available for purchase in the museum's gift shop.

R. D. Morgan is the author of six non-fiction books dealing with early day Oklahoma lawmen and outlaws. He has also written numerous articles for Oklahoma newspapers and historical magazines on the subject.
Morgan spent his childhood in the East Texas oil patch country and his teen years living in a small Iowa farming community. Upon graduation from high school, he knocked around a year or so working construction before entering the U.S. Army where he served as a law enforcement officer. After his military career, he attended the College of the Ozarks before being employed as an electrician and maintenance supervisor for many years in Missouri and Arkansas. On retirement, he moved to Oklahoma to fulfill his life-long desire to commit his energies full time into writing and researching depression-era American history. Morgan developed a passion for the subject as a teenager listening to his Grandfather's tales of life and culture in Middle America during the 1920s and 1930s. Morgan and his wife Naomi currently reside in Haskell, Oklahoma.

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