West Shore author to sign and#8216;Snowballand#8217;s Chanceand#8217; | SierraSun.com

West Shore author to sign and#8216;Snowballand#8217;s Chanceand#8217;

Author David C. Antonucci will be at the Bookshelf at Hooligan Rocks in Truckee to sign and#8220;Snowballand#8217;s Chance and#8211; The Story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games, Squaw Valley and Lake Tahoe.and#8221; The event begins at 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2009.

and#8220;Snowballand#8217;s Chanceand#8221; contains the only complete account of the preparations, pageantry, ceremonies, competitions and epilogues of the historic VIII Olympic Winter Games. Antonucci will make a 30-minute multimedia presentation about the history of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. and#8220;Snowballand#8217;s Chanceand#8221; is timely because the North Lake Tahoe area will stage its first-ever Olympic Heritage Celebration Jan. 8-17, 2010 and 2010 will mark the 50th anniversary of the VIII Olympic Winter Games and the 60th anniversary of the founding of Squaw Valley USA. Author David C. Antonucci is a 35-year resident of the Tahoe-Truckee region and has a passion for winter sports and the history of the VIII Olympic Winter Games.

He lives at Lake Tahoe near the site of the VIII Olympic Winter Games crosscountry skiing and biathlon venue. He frequently lectures on the 1960 Winter Olympics, Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe and Lake Tahoe natural history.

For more information about and#8220;Snowballand#8217;s Chanceand#8221; visit http://www.tahoefacts.com or call the Bookshelf at 582-0515.