On Desperate Ground with author Hampton Sides
Directed by
Starring

Rated NR | Runtime 1 hours & 15 minutes

Join Hampton Sides at Violet Crown for a talk regarding his latest narrative non-fiction book, On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, The Korean War’s Greatest Battle. The evening, which is part of a national tour to promote the new paperback edition of the book, will include a presentation by Hampton, followed by a book signing.


For every ticket purchased, guests will receive a pre-signed paperback copy of "On Desperate Ground" upon arrival at the cinema. Additional books will be available for purchase following the presentation. 


Please join us for a reception at 6pm with complimentary cocktails and light appetizers. The discussion will follow at 7pm.


About the book: ON DESPERATE GROUND tells the story of one of the most harrowing clashes in American history, the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, during which Mao’s numerically superior armies surrounded and tried to destroy the First Marine Division in the frozen mountain wilds of North Korea. In this deeply researched work of literary non-fiction, bestselling historian Hampton Sides offers a gripping chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism performed by the beleaguered Marines, who were called upon to do the impossible in some of the most unforgiving terrains on earth.


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On Desperate Ground with author Hampton Sides
Directed by
Starring

Rated NR | Runtime 1 hours & 15 minutes

Join Hampton Sides at Violet Crown for a talk regarding his latest narrative non-fiction book, On Desperate Ground: The Marines at the Reservoir, The Korean War’s Greatest Battle. The evening, which is part of a national tour to promote the new paperback edition of the book, will include a presentation by Hampton, followed by a book signing.


For every ticket purchased, guests will receive a pre-signed paperback copy of "On Desperate Ground" upon arrival at the cinema. Additional books will be available for purchase following the presentation. 


Please join us for a reception at 6pm with complimentary cocktails and light appetizers. The discussion will follow at 7pm.


About the book: ON DESPERATE GROUND tells the story of one of the most harrowing clashes in American history, the Battle of Chosin Reservoir, during which Mao’s numerically superior armies surrounded and tried to destroy the First Marine Division in the frozen mountain wilds of North Korea. In this deeply researched work of literary non-fiction, bestselling historian Hampton Sides offers a gripping chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism performed by the beleaguered Marines, who were called upon to do the impossible in some of the most unforgiving terrains on earth.


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