Franco-American Collection

Book Reading and Discussion - Rhea Côté Robbins, "Down the Plains"

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, December 19, 2013, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Join us Thursday, December 19 at 2:00 for a book reading and discssion of "Down the Plains", the second memoir by Franco-American author, Rhea Côté Robbins.  

Following on from her first memoir, Wednesday's Child, Robbin's second autobiography chronicles her childhood in Waterville's "Plains" neighborhood - the local equivalent of the Petit Canadas found in so many New England towns.  

Robbins conducts research on French heritage women and their contributions to Franco-American culture as Director of the Franco-American Women's Institute.  In addition to "Down the Plains", she is the author of and editor of "Canuck and Other Stories."

More information on Down the Plains.

Copies of the book can be purchased at the event.

 

Location: 
USM LAC Room 170
Contact Name: 
James Myall
Contact Phone: 
207-753-6545
Contact Email: 
jmyall@usm.maine.edu

July Hours

The Collection will be open the first three weeks of July on Tues., Wed., and Thurs. from 10 until 4.  It will be closed for vacation the last week of July.  The Collection will re-open on August 1 with its regular Mon.-Thurs. schedule.

Call 207-753-6545 or email janet.roberts@maine.edu if you wish to arrange some other time to visit.

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