The Unredeemed Captive Lecture, May 17 – Co-sponsored with the New Canaan Library

The Historical Society and the Society of Colonial Wars and Society of Colonial Dames of Connecticut are co-sponsoring the following lecture with the New Canaan Library: 
John Demos, author of The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America
New Canaan  Library, Adrian Lamb Room
Sunday, May 17 at 3:00 p.m.
John Demos, author and historian, will speak about his award winning nonfiction book The Unredeemed Captive on Sunday, May 17 at 3:00 p.m. in the Library’s Adrian Lamb Room. The Unredeemed Captive was nominated for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and was awarded the Francis Parkman Prize, an award given annually for the best nonfiction work of history on an American theme published the previous year. John Demos is an American author and historian with a family history dating back to the early settlements of New England. He retired in December 2008 as the Samuel Knight Professor of History at Yale UniversityUSA. For additional information on this event please contact the Library at 203-594-5003, or visit All library programs are free and open to the public but online registration is required. For more information, check the New Canaan Library’s Calendar!
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