Idaho authors to sign books

Five Idaho authors, including several from the state’s outfitting and guiding industry, will be signing books at a special Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association event, Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Boise Hotel & Conference Center, 3300 Vista Ave. in Boise. The public is invited.

The book-signing runs from 2:30-4 p.m. before the “The Thaw,” the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association's annual dinner and auction, which kicks off at
5:30 p.m. at the same location.
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The authors featured at the book-signing are:

- Jo Deurbrouck, a former river guide from Idaho Falls who just received a National Outdoor Book Award for her book, “Anything Worth Doing,” a true story of adventure, friendship and tragedy on the last of the West’s great rivers.

- Bob Volpert, owner of Idaho River Journeys, and Dick Linford, with ECHO, the Wilderness Company, authors of a collection of river stories “Halfway to Halfway & Other River Stories.”

- Stan Potts, longtime big game outfitter, author of “The Potts Factor’s — This Olde House.”

- Richard Holm Jr., a commercial pilot who resides in Boise and McCall, author of “Bound for the Backcountry: A History of Idaho's Remote Airstrips.”