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Read and Reflect: Nothing Daunted: the Unexpected Education...

Event Type: Book Group
Date: 6/21/2013
Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Time: 1:00 PM
Description:
 Nearly a hundred years later in 1916, Dorothy Wickenden, the granddaughter of Dorothy Woodruff, found the teachers’ buoyant letters home, which captured the voices of the pioneer women, the children, and other unforgettable people the women got to know. In reconstructing their journey, Wickenden has created an exhilarating saga about two intrepid women and the “settling up” of the West.Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West traces the experiences of classmates Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood who left their affluent New York lives to teach school on the western frontier. Read and Reflect book discussions feature a new non-fiction title each month.Books are available at the Dole Branch Library one month before the discussion.Library book discussions are open to all who are committed to reading and talking about books.


Library: Oak Park Public Library Dole Branch
Location: Meeting Room - Dole Branch
Contact: Dole Branch Library
Contact Number: 708-386-9032
Presenter: Linda Bonner