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Todd Snyder Reading & Book Signing

Presented by City Books at City Books, Pittsburgh PA

Apr 14 2018
Todd Snyder Reading & Book Signing

Todd Snyder is author of 12 Rounds in Lo’s Gym: Boxing and Manhood in Appalachia, the true story of a 5th generation West Virginia coal miner who opened a series of makeshift boxing gyms.

Questions of class and gender in Appalachia have, in the wake of the 2016 presidential election and the runaway success of Hillbilly Elegy, moved to the forefront of national conversations about politics and culture. From Todd Snyder, a first-generation college student turned college professor, comes a passionate commentary on these themes in a family memoir set in West Virginia coal country.

12 Rounds in Lo’s Gym is the story of the author’s father, Mike “Lo” Snyder, a fifth-generation

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Free admission. Limited seating.

Contact: 412-321-7323



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908 Galveston Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233