Bartow Pell Mansion Museum - TONIGHT

Submitted by ub on Tue, 09/13/2011 - 13:36

A fascinating evening with New Yorker magazine executive editor Dorothy Wickenden discussing her recently published book, Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West.

The book presents the story of her grandmother's life-changing adventures 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."

Booksigning and wine and cheese reception after the presentation.