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Anne Hutchison – Author Talk – Stories behind the Stories

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April 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Tuesday April 26, 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Port Macquarie Library
32 Grant St
Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444 Australia

Please join us on Tuesday 26th April at 10.30am  in our Port Macquarie Library Meeting Room for an Author Talk with Anne Hutchison.

Join Anne as she discusses the research and detective work necessary to fit together pieces of a puzzle that spans two lifetimes and the power of the internet in making it possible. Anne found undertaking historical research as an amateur was a fascinating learning experience that culminates in her new release No Ordinary Life.

NO ORDINARY LIFE

No Ordinary Life tells the story of a young couple’s experience of World War II and its influence on their lives. They left their life in Glasgow for the battlefields in France, North Africa and a small Greek Island in the Aegean, and a very different life in a German POW Camp and a timber camp in the Highlands of Scotland.

The book is as much about the times in which they lived as it is about them. Bravery and sacrifice became part of everyday life, and not just for the men who fought; the war changed everything for women. No longer shackled by tradition and discrimination, they took on jobs that were unthinkable one day, and ordinary the next.

No Ordinary Life is a story about the resilience of love during the violent, destructive and inhumane times of a world war that changed the lives of all of those it touched.

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April 26
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Port Macquarie Library
32 Grant St
Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444 Australia
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