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Author Event: Gail Ward Olmsted-“Landscape of a Marriage: Central Park Was Only the Beginning”

January 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Author Gail Ward Olmsted will talk about her new historical fiction novel Landscape of a Marriage: Central Park Was Only the Beginning. Learn about Hartford-born, park designer, Fredrick Law Olmsted and “the Olmsted effect” during this 45-minute presentation followed by Q&A. Explore the impact his parks have made, and some little-known facts on Fredrick Olmsted, who is an ancestor of her husband’s, and Central Park. Co-sponsored with Book Club on the Go.

Reviews for Landscape of a Marriage:

  • “Landscape of a Marriage is a historical fiction masterpiece. Mary and Fred’s relationship is wonderfully depicted and the history that is woven into this book is done so intricately and commendably. I highly recommend!” – Ellie Yarde, reviewer for the award-wining Coffee Pot Book Club
  • “Gail Olmsted’s Landscape of a Marriage is the perfect pairing of life and art.”-Deborah-Zenha Adams, author and blogger
  • “The research of the era is dead-on… the writing is flawless.”-Dave Wickenden, author of Mad Dog

Snow date: Jan. 20.


January 13
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Wood Memorial Library & Museum
Nowashe Village, 787 Main St.
South Windsor, CT 06074 United States
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