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*DIGITAL* Vermont Humor: “I Could Hardly Keep from Laughing”

December 1
7:00 pm


Norwich Public Library
Vermont farmer sitting on snow bank laughing
Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for this event. Register for this free talk.

Author Bill Mares and cartoonist Don Hooper share drawings and tales that illustrate the understatement, comeuppance, and subtlety of Vermont humor. Enjoy this ramble through the decades as the pair show how Vermont’s true character shines in dry (and occasionally tables-turned) jokes and stories.

This event is hosted by the Norwich Public Library and the Norwich Historical Society.

About Bill Mares and Don Hooper

Raised in Texas, educated at Harvard, Bill Mares is a former journalist, state representative and high school teacher. He has authored or co-authored eighteen books on subjects ranging from the U.S. Marines to desert travel, and from war memorials to brewing. Don Hooper is a Vermont educator, environmental activist, and storyteller. He has served as both a Vermont state legislator and Secretary of State. Hooper served as the Northeast Regional Representative for the National Wildlife Federation until 2016.

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Norwich Public Library
368 Main St
Norwich, VT 05055 United States
Website:
http://www.norwichlibrary.org/