Hear the true story of a farmer-turned-medium in 19th century Athens, Ohio from the author of Enchanted Ground: The Spirit Room of Jonathan Koons
, Sharon Hatfield. Learn about how believers traveled from near and far to the Koons' home to speak to the dead and how his enterprise embodied the excitement and optimism of citizens breaking free from societal norms.
Book sale and signing to follow. Book price = $25. About the Author
Sharon Hatfield is an award-winning journalist and nonfiction writer. Her interest in Appalachian letters and history led to her writing Never Seen the Moon: The Trials of Edith Maxwell
and coediting An American Vein: Critical Readings in Appalachian Literature
She lives in Athens, Ohio, with her husband.