Rim Country to meet March 16
The next APW Rim Country chapter meeting will be held on March 16th, 2016, at 1pm in the Library meeting room.
After brief announcements, our speaker will be Carole Mathewson.
California native Carole Emma Mathewson has resided in Payson, Arizona since 1992. Having majored in English and Early Childhood Education, she has been a preschool teacher and a secretary—executive and legal. She was a newspaper reporter/copy editor for 10 years.
Mathewson is the author of: The Waste of War—The Story of a Civil War Union Surgeon and his Nurse, published in December 2014; and The Hostess of Providence: A One-woman, One-act Play, presented by Mathewson on stage in 1985 and published in 2011. Both are available online at her Author Page on Amazon. Mathewson has three additional books in progress, and is ready to go to press with World War II on the Home Front.
Payson-area author Carole Emma Mathewson will speak about her book, The Waste of War: The Story of a Civil War Union Surgeon and his Nurse. Mathewson will discuss the nine chapters of the book. The story concerns her great-grandparents and their contribution to the Civil War. Her grandparents were Dr. Harley P. Mathewson, a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School, and his wife Mary Sanborn Mathewson, who served as his nurse throughout the war. Mathewson devoted a number of years to researching the work, which is 336 pages in length.