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Titles at Twilight: Lauretta Hannon

Overview

Lauretta Hannon is probably best known as an author and commentator on NPR’s All Things Considered where she can reach up to 25.5 million listeners every week. Since 2000, she has also been known for her Georgia Public Radio stories, many of which celebrate strong, authentic Southern women—like her memoir, The Cracker Queen. Hannon’s hilarious memoir chronicles her “deeply dysfunctional family” and include chain gangs, guns, ghost hunting, moonshine stands, scooterpootin', the famous Goat Man of Georgia, and Crazy Aunt Carrie who is arrested for assaulting a police dog. The early years of hardship and hard living all gave Hannon the resilience and humor that are now the makers of her Cracker Queen way of life.

Titles @ Twilight promotes local authors, whose stories of history and the South represent a variety of perspectives. Join us each month for a new topic and new perspective! Titles @ Twilight is FREE to attend and takes place in the Community Room at the Heritage Sandy Springs administrative building, 6110 Blue Stone Road.