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YWW Southern Oregon: All About Bookstores with Robert Moore
October 19, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
All About Bookstores
NEW LOCATION AND TIME FOR 2019-2020: On the third Saturday of the month at the Library in Grants Pass (200 NW C St, Grants Pass, OR 97526) from 10:30 am – noon.
About Robert Moore
Robert was raised in the backwoods of Southern Oregon without electricity. If you ever go beyond Galice, you will find where Graves Creek flows into the Rogue. Just up the Creek, less than a mile is where he grew up with his dog, horse, sister and parents. His nearest neighbors were 3 miles up the road. Robert rode 35 miles starting at 6:30 am and getting home at 5:30 pm, on two busses to arrive at Grants Pass High. He graduated in 1963 and received an appointment to attend the United States Merchant Marine Academy, “Kings Point”, located on Long Island, NY, where he learned to navigate and drive big ships. Additional schooling in business and finance led to a 24-year career in banking. In 1990 helping his wife Karen fulfill her dream of a bookstore, they opened on “G” Street in Grants Pass. He fell in love with the bookstore, and 30 years later…