The War Memorial Library in Hudson is a non-profit registered charity providing a subscription library of printed and digital materials, primarily in the English language, to the residents of Hudson, Quebec and surrounding communities.Operated by volunteers, the Library is self-financing through membership fees, donations and fund raising activities. The Library in turn donates, to local charities, funds in excess of its own needs.The building and the Library serve as a memorial to those in Hudson who served in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Write Stuff - Tracy Chevalier

Tracy Chevalier is a bestselling historical novelist. Chevalier was raised in Washington, D.C. and moved to England in 1984 where she worked several years as a reference book editor. She left her job in 1993 and began a year-long M.A. in creative writing.
Chevalier became known with her novel Girl with a Pearl Earring, a book based on the famous painting by Vermeer. She has written seven novels. Her most recent is The Last Runaway, about an English Quaker who moves to rural Ohio and gets involved in the Underground Railroad.
She lives in London with her husband and son. Many of Chevalier’s works are in the library's collection, including her most recent. To visit her website click here.

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