In The One-Way Bridge
Cathie Pelletier draws readers back to the beloved town of Mattagash, a
seemingly quiet New England outpost at the end of the road in Northern
Maine. Yet Mattagash is anything but tranquil. While its citizens bicker
publicly over small-town theft or their neighbors’ offensive mailboxes,
they privately struggle through deeper life issues: scandal, loss,
failed ambitions, and the scars of war.
was born and raised on the banks
of the St. John River, at the end of the road in Northern Maine. She is
the author of 9 other novels, including The Funeral Makers
(NYTBR Notable Book), The Weight of Winter
(winner of the New England Book Award) and Running the Bulls
(winner of the Paterson Prize for Fiction).
We've never had a novel by Cathie be so quick out of the starting
gate. It really seems to have struck a chord locally and the buzz on it
is very strong. Come check it out. Cathie will join us on Friday, May
17, at 7 PM.
It's always a joy when Sy Montgomery
comes to town. Sy, the author of The Good Good Pig
and Spell of the Tiger
one of the nation's best nature writers and she hails from tiny
Hancock, NH, right down the road. This time Sy has written a children's
book about the adventures of Snowball, the Dancing Cockatoo.
minds and souls of animals are never so vivid to us as when they are
being described and celebrated by this gifted writer. Join us Saturday...
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