LOCAL AUTHOR'S LECTURE SERIES

Attraction

Tuesday, September 13 @ 7:30 p.m.
Dorothy Wickenden Cropped

Journalist and New Yorker Magazine Executive Editor Dorothy Wickenden discusses her recently published book, Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West, about her grandmother’s life-changing adventures teaching the children of homesteaders in the early 20th century. "A superb, stirring book. Through the eyes of two spirited and resourceful women from the civilized East, Wickenden makes the story of the American West engaging and personal. A delight to read." – Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief Book signing-Wine and cheese reception after the presentation.

Registration requested. Cost $10 adults; $7 seniors and students; members free

This event promises to be a fascinating evening. The book presents the story of her grandmother teaching the children of homesteaders in the early 20th century. Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief, calls it "A superb, stirring book. Through the eyes of two spirited and resourceful women from the civilized East, Wickenden makes the story of the American West engaging and personal. A delight to read."

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