One Book, One Cozad

Director of Mari Sandoz Center in Chadron to Speak May 5 @ 7

Wilson Public Library in Cozad hosts Sarah Polak, Director of the Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center in Chadron, on Tuesday, May 5, at 7:00pm as a planned 2015 activity for One Book, One Cozad. Sarah will be presenting “Author of the Gamblin’ Man.” The public presentation will focus on the life of Mari Sandoz. Special attention will be given to the period in Sandoz’s life when “Son of a Gamblin’ Man” was published. Sponsored by Chadron State College, Ms. Polak will also be presenting at the high school all day on May 5 to Cozad high school and middle school students. Director of the Center since 2004, Ms. Polak is a graduate of Rockhurst University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Ms. Polak also served as the director of the Plainsman Museum in Aurora, NE.