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Westfield Athenaeum an evening with Tom Phelan, author of “We Were Rich and Didn’t Know It”

Press Release “We Were Rich and Didn’t Know It”

Join us at the Westfield Athenaeum on Wednesday, July 10th at 6:30 pm in the Lang Auditorium for an evening with Tom Phelan, author of “We Were Rich and Didn’t Know It”.  An engrossing memoir about growing up on a small farm in Mountmellick, Co. Laois, Ireland, Phelan tells of a time before rural electrification, the telephone, and indoor plumbing; when the main modes of travel were bicycle and animal cart;  turkey eggs were hatched in the kitchen cupboard and the Church exerted enormous control over Ireland.  Visit www.westath.org or call 413-568-7833 for more information. Thank you to the Friends of the Westfield Athenaeum for sponsoring this Adult Summer Reading Event.

 

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