The Home Front
After her abusive husband leaves to fight in Europe during WWII, Maggie Wentworth struggles to find balance in her life and on her Wisconsin farm. Each day she has to deal with an aging father, a four-year-old son, and the temptation of a German POW who is harvesting apples in her orchard. He was one of nearly 400,000 German POWs who filled labor shortages in America during the war. Come and hear the story of the presenter’s book, The Home Front.
Growing up in Wisconsin, David Hanneken gorged himself on a steady diet of the masters: Vonnegut, Updike, Hemingway, Twain and more. A career in advertising followed. The common denominator in his life has been his ability to tell a story. ... read more
Date: Thu, Mar 31, 2022
Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream
Time: 2:15-3:30pm CT
Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom
Instructor: David Hanneken
Program Number: SPRI:348
Registration opens Tue, Jan 11, 2022.