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Phoenix Public Library Hosts Jack Pfister Biography Book LaunchPhoenix Public Library Hosts Jack Pfister Biography Book Launch<div class="ExternalClassE66B8730FE4547639A3B3EF2759473F6"><p>​<span style="line-height:1.6;">Join us from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20 in the Pulliam Auditorium, located on the first floor of Burton Barr Central Library at 1221 N. Central Ave., as we celebrate the publication of the book, "Water, Power, and Persuasion: How Jack Pfister Shaped Modern Arizona."</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">  </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">Panelists Kathleen Ingley (author), Dr. Lattie Coor, the Honorable Art Hamilton and Elisabeth Ruffner will discuss the life and contributions of Jack Pfister, former General Manager of Salt River Project.</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">  </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">The event will be emceed by KJZZ's Steve Goldstein.</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">  </span><span style="line-height:1.6;">Copies of the book will be available for purchase.</span></p><p>Ingley's book details the dynamic life and career of Jack Pfister, a fourth generation Arizonan and influential leader.  Pfister was a gifted critical thinker and problem solver who held a number of high-profile positions and served the community on countless boards, commissions and committees.  The story of Arizona's development cannot be told without including Jack Pfister's numerous achievements.  Learn more about his legacy of service at <a href="http://jackpfister.com/">jackpfister.com</a>.  Author Kathleen Ingley is a freelance writer and award-winning journalist.  </p><p>For more information, call 602-262-4636 or visit <a href="http://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/">phoenixpubliclibrary.org</a>.  Phoenix Public Library is a system of 16 branch libraries and the Burton Barr Central Library.  Follow us on Twitter at <a href="http://www.twitter.com/phxlibrary">twitter.com/phxlibrary</a>, follow us on Instagram at <a href="http://www.instagram.com/phoenixpubliclibrary">instagram.com/phoenixpubliclibrary</a>  and "like" us on Facebook at <a href="http://www.facebook.com/phoenixpubliclibrary">facebook.com/phoenixpubliclibrary</a>.</p></div>10/13/2015 4:00:00 PMLee FranklinPhoenix Public Library 602-262-4636602-534-2025