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For literary inquiries, please reach out to her agent, Kim Perel of Wendy Sherman Associates.

Summit, NJ


Kara Richardson Whitely is an author & speaker featured on Oprah's Lifeclass and Self, Redbook and American Hiker. Her book Gorge will be released in 2015.

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REI Rockville MD - With American Hiking Society

  • REI Rockville MD 1701 Rockville Pike, A-7 Rockville, MD 20852 (map)

Join me for a talk about my journey up Kilimanjaro and a book signing.

American Hiking Society President Greg Miller will introduce me!

Register here: 

Later Event: April 15
REI Ann Arbor