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Dr. Porter to talk about her new book that examines ‘women’s work’ during 19th and 20th centuries

Published: February 14, 2012 7:22 AM
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Dr. Lorle Porter, professor emerita from Muskingum University and local author, will be a presenter at the Finley Room of the Guernsey County District Public Library, 800 Steubenville Ave. at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23.

Dr. Porter will talk about her book, Saras Table: Cooking during the Great Depression and World War II.

The book is about womens work in the 19th and 20th centuries, making do in lean times and prospering in good times. Saras Table is a story of ordinary American life set in a special place: the Village of New Concord, Ohio, said Dr. Porter.

Registration is requested, call the library at 432-5946 and ask for the Finley Room. The event, held in conjunction with the librarys Winter Adult Reading Program, is free of charge.

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