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
USM LAC Room 170
Contact Name: 
James Myall
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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.


Franco-American Collection will be closed on Thursday and Friday (Nov. 26-27) .

The Collection will be closed on Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving) and on Friday, November 27.  It will re-open at 9am on Monday, November 30.

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