For to See the Elephant, with poet novelist Tammi Truax
Tammi J Truax, Portsmouth's 2018-2020 Poet Laureate, visits Gibson's Bookstore to share her new verse novel, For to See the Elephant, the never-before-told story of the first two elephants to come to America and their enslaved keeper, William.
In the autumn of 1795 on board a ship from Salem, Massachusetts an enslaved boy named William finds himself tasked with caring for the first elephant to be brought to America. Upon arrival in the city of New York, he and the elephant are sold together.
Saturday, November 02, 2019 2:00 PM thru 03:30 PM
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
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