Friday (October 19, 2012) at Oblong Books & Music’s Rhinebeck location: Local author, Sarah S. Kilborne of Germantown, discusses her book, American Phoenix.
American Phoenix is the true story of William Skinner, Kilbourne’s great-great-grandfather and a nineteenth-century millionaire who lost everything, and his improbable, inspiring comeback. Kilbourne’s book is a story of an American town devastated by unimaginable disaster and an industry that had no reason to succeed except for the perseverance of a few intrepid entrepreneurs.
WHEN: Friday (October 19, 2012)
PLACE: Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY.