Date(s) - 06/12/2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
There will be an Author Talk and Book signing of “Pauper Auction” by Mary Kronenwetter at the Toadstool Bookshop in Keene on Sunday, June 12th at 4pm. Kronenwetter will read an excerpt, share the local connections to the book, discuss the importance of historical fiction, and take audience questions. More Information at marykronenwetter.com. Free. Refreshments served.
In the new historical fiction, Pauper Auction, Mary Kronenwetter explores this early American form of “poor relief” and life in rural New Hampshire after the Revolutionary War through the eyes of a young widow. Pauper Auction features rich atmospheric period description including researched details of early 19th century foodways and the crafts of blacksmithing, traditional stone wall building, needlework, and hard cider-making.