On Monday, Oct. 16 @ 7pm, join local author Nancy Hayes Kilgore at the library where she’ll read from her new book, Wild Mountain. After the reading, there will be time for questions and discussion. You need not have read the book to enjoy this event!
All programs are free and open to the public.
Summary of Wild Mountain:
Vermonter Mona Duval loves the covered bridge beside her store. She loves local history and the rugged, rural nature of her home state. But when an ice storm collapses the bridge, she is bereft. Frank MacFarland, a seasonal resident who is beguiled by Mona, lends his political expertise to help rebuild the bridge. But they meet with powerful opposition. Tensions arise in the town, compounded by resistance to the soon-to-be-voted on Freedom to Marry bill. And then, unexpectedly, Mona’s abusive ex-husband arrives. Wild Mountain is a page-turning, beautifully written novel about the love between Frank and Mona, the love of place, freedom to marry, and freedom from the past, by a writer whose prose has been compared to Alice Munro’s.