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Author Joe Sutliff Sanders To Speak In Liberal

KSCB News - August 9, 2011 8:52 am

The Liberal Memorial Library, the Mid-America Air
Museum and the Liberal Chamber of Commerce welcome author and Kansas
State professor Joe Sutliff Sanders to Liberal on Tuesday, August 9.

Sutliff Sanders will be speaking at the Liberal Memorial Library at noon
and at the Mid-America Air Museum for the Liberal Chamber of Commerce’s
After Hours between 5-7 p.m.

His presentation will be in conjunction with the Mid-America Air
Museum’s new exhibit, “The Wartime Escape: Margaret and H.A. Rey’s
Journey from France.”

Sutliff Sanders, a specialist in children’s literature, will be
discussing the Reys escape from France during World War II, which will
include photos of his recent trip to France documenting various venues
of the Reys.

Sutliff Sanders is the author of “Disciplining Girls: Understanding the
Origins of the Classic Orphan Girl Story” and co-editor of “Frances
Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden: A Children’s Classic at 100.”

“The Wartime Escape: Margaret and H.A. Rey’s Journey from France” is
currently on display at the Mid-America Air Museum through September, 23.

Sutliff Sanders’ visit is funded in part by a grant made available by
the Kansas Humanities Council.

For more information, contact the Mid-America Air Museum at (620)
624-5263 or the Liberal Memorial Library at (620) 626-0180.


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