Morris among authors at Aug. 5 event

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SHARON — Pulitzer Prize-winning author (and Kent resident) Edmund Morris will be among more than two dozen authors taking part in the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon’s 15th annual Summer Book Signing benefit on Friday, Aug. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Morris, who was born in Kenya, is best known for his biographies of American presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan. His newest work, “Colonel Roosevelt,” is part of a trilogy of works on the 26th president of the U.S.

The first book in the series,
“The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt,” published in 1979, earned him the Pulitzer.

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