One Book Bradford and the Pitt-Bradford Women’s
History Committee are sponsoring the “Gift from the Sea” Literary Luncheon
March 29 at Pitt-Bradford
luncheon will take place at 11:30 a.m. in the Mukaiyama University Room of the
Frame-Westerberg Commons. Tickets are $10 for the public and free for
Pitt-Bradford students and may be obtained at the Bradford Area Public Library
or the Office of Student Affairs at Pitt-Bradford. Proceeds benefit One Book
will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal, visit with friends and
learn about Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s thoughts on youth and age, love and
marriage, and solitude and contentment, as revealed through her beloved
classic, “Gift from the Sea.” Leading a brief program will be Carol Newman, a
faculty member in the writing program at Pitt-Bradford, and Cheryl Bazzoui and
Patricia Shinaberger, co-chairwomen of the One Book Bradford Committee.
from the Sea” was a groundbreaking work when it was originally published in
1955, and new generations of readers continue to discover it. The presenters will
share a few excerpts from this beloved book and provide fresh insights into
Lindbergh’s reflections on life, love, relationships and the enduring importance
of finding a space for self-reflection and contemplation.
luncheon is one in a series of One Book Bradford events leading up to the May
13 visit of Melanie Benjamin, the author of “The Aviator’s Wife, One Book
Bradford’s selected book for 2013-2014.