Evening Book Discussion 10/16/2017

 

EVENING BOOK GROUP

Monday, Oct. 16th @ 7:00 pm

 The Harwinton Library's Evening Book Group will discuss the 2015 novel One of Windsor: The Untold Story of America's First Witch Hanging by Beth M. Caruso.  Limited copies are available to borrow.  

Meet author Beth Caruso at the Harwinton Library on Saturday, October 21st  at 1:00  pm when she will talk about her extensive research into the life of Alice Young while writing her book One of WIndsor.

ABOUT THE BOOK:   Alice, a young woman prone to intuitive insights and loyalty to the only family she has ever known, leaves England for the rigid colony of the Massachusetts Bay in 1635 in hopes of reuniting with them again.  Finally settling in Windsor, Connecticut,. she encounters the rich American wilderness and its inhabitants, her own healing abilities, and the blinding fears of Putiran leaders which collide and set the stage for America's first witch hanging, her own, on May 26, 1647.  

 

 

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