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  • March 27
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  • Waterville

The Truth and I: Reading Betty MacDonald in the Age of Memoir

Betty MacDonald burst onto the American literary scene in 1945 with her memoir, The Egg and I, a tartly witty tale about operating a chicken ranch on Washington’s dauntingly wild Olympic Peninsula. Betty’s vivacity, offbeat humor, and sparklingly irreverent take on life captured a public ready to laugh again after the grim, hard years of […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Tuesday
    March 27, 2018
  • Where
  • Douglas County Historical Society Museum
    124 W Walnut
    Waterville, WA 98858 United States
  • March 27
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  • Ephrata

A Fierce Language: Falling in Love with Poetry

As children we are enchanted by the story, humor, absurdity, and rhyming cadence of nursery rhymes. But as we get older, too often our appreciation for poems dissolves as we struggle to deconstruct their meaning line by line. As a result, many come to believe that poetry is inaccessible and too much like hard work. […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Tuesday
    March 27, 2018
  • Where
  • Ephrata Public Library
    45 Alder NW
    Ephrata, WA 98823 United States
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