August 11, 2018
Meet the Author: Chuck Parsons
Ben Thompson, a well-known gambler, sharp shooter and lawman from Austin, is the subject of a new biography from the University of North Texas Press, Ben Thompson: Portrait of a Gunfighter, scheduled for release on August 15, 2018. The Austin History Center invites you to a presentation by author Chuck Parsons who, along with his co-author Thomas Bicknell, has written what may be considered the definitive biography of Thompson. A book signing will follow the program and light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.