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"Nothing Daunted": A New Kind of Western Adventure!
Dorothy Wickenden, New Yorker executive editor and author, will describe and read from her book "Nothing Daunted" The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West.
What would you do if you discovered a cache of letters in the back of a drawer, "Letters from Colorado, 1916-1917"? Intriguing reading? Yes! Two girls just graduated from Smith College, The Grand Tour not an option, decide to go West to find adventure; they become teachers in the wilds of the Colorado Rockies. Her curiosity aroused, Dorothy Wickendem interviewed descendants of those mentioned in the letters and rounded out a buoyant, gripping narrative of life in the real wild West!
Boxed lunch $12 Book and Author $18 = $30
Reservations: (847) 234-2209
Hosted by AAUW, Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Senior Center, Lake Forest Bookstore
More About Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Senior Center
The Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Senior Center serves older adults in Lake Forest, Lake Bluff and Knollwood.
The Center offers an array of programs, classes, special interest groups, parties and trips.
Social services help older adults maintain their independence and remain in their own homes. These include transportation, deciphering Medicare, massage therapy and a senior advocate.