"Defiant Brides" Book Talk & Signing @ Sandwich Public Library
When: Thu Apr 25th
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Sandwich Public Library | 142 Main Street | Sandwich
Book Talk and Signing with Nancy Rubin Stuart
(Sandwich—April 2013) Nancy Rubin Stuart, author of Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married, will be at Sandwich Public Library for a book talk and signing on Thursday, April 25th at 7:00pm. This event is free and open to the public.
Two wealthy Revolutionary-era teenagers defy their parents and marry political radicals. The first, the voluptuous Boston brunette, Lucy Flucker of Boston, wed poor bookbinder, Henry Knox. The second, the beautiful blonde Philadelphia belle, Peggy Shippen, weds military hero Benedict Arnold. Their lives are changed forever. One bride becomes a patriot – and the other, a spy.
Nancy Rubin Stuart is an award-winning author and journalist who specializes in women, biography and social history. Today Nancy writes for print and screen, serves as Executive Director of the Cape Cod Writers Center, writes a column for the Barnstable Patriot, and is a board member of the Women Writing Women's Lives Seminar of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
For further information or to reserve a signed copy of the book(s) if you cannot attend, contact Titcomb’s Bookshop at 508-888-2331. Titcomb’s Bookshop, located at 432 Route 6A in East Sandwich, is a family-owned independent bookstore selling new and used books since 1969. The Sandwich Public Library is located at 142 Main Street. For more information, please refer to the bookshop website www.titcombsbookshop.com.