New book group for veterans

Apr 11, 2018

Thomaston — A reading and discussion group for veterans/former service members of all eras will begin Wednesday, April 18, at the Knox Museum, 30 High St. The group will meet Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. through May 16.

Participants will be reading “Fearful Odds: A Memoir of Vietnam and Its Aftermath” by Charles W. Newhall, as well as texts from other genres, perspectives and conflicts.

The Thomaston Veterans Book Group will be facilitated by Matt Hansbury, U.S. Coast Guard and OIF Iraqi Freedom veteran; and Kate Ver Ploeg from the University of Maine at Augusta. Registration is free. For more information, call 354-0885.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or

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