“One of Ours” by Willa Cather (1923 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the making of an American soldier in WWI) and
“Silent Night: the Remarkable Christmas Truce of 1914” by Stanley Weintraub an event that still stands as the only time in history that peace spontaneously arose from the lower ranks in a major conflict.
Books available for sale or loan.
· Book Discussion of “One of Ours” with Dartmouth Professor Suzanne Brown. (Thursday November 2nd at 3pm and 6:30pm)
· Pizza and Movie “Joyeux Noel” (Thursday November 30th 6:30 pm) Award winning movie about 1914 Christmas Eve Truce. PG-13.Pre-Registration Required.
· Book Discussion of “Silent Night: the Remarkable Christmas Truce of 1914.” With Dick Hesse, Professor Emeritus at the UNH School of Law. (Wednesday December 6th at 1pm and 7pm)These programs are part of the regional partnership of historical societies, museums and libraries. Check out programs at OverThereOverHere.com.
With Support from the Hopkinton Library Foundation and NH Humanities