Thursday, March 25, 2010

A Wild Life:

Warren OatesWriting the Biography of Warren Oates

A Book Discussion By Susan Compo

Thursday, April 8, 2010
7:00 p.m.
Main Library Community Room
145 Washington Ave.

In Warren Oates: A Wild Life, Susan Compo presents the biography of a man who, though never reaching lead actor status, became one of the most memorable supporting actors of the 1970s and notorious for his rebellious lifestyle. Ms. Compo will discuss her book and her experience of writing the biography of the actor seen in such films as The Wild Bunch (1974) and Two-Lane Blacktop (1971).

Susan Compo is a lecturer in the professional writing program at the University of Southern California and the author of three previous works of fiction.

This program is free and open to the public.

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