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Historic New Harmony


January 2021

We Never Leave Home

January 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Historic New Harmony, 603 West St.
New Harmony, IN 46731 United States
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Leisa grew up in the 1950s on a southern Indiana farm. As an avid young reader, her formative imagination transformed exotic story locations into relatable revisions. Oceans became the Ohio River. Deserts became grazing pasture. Weather was tornado-green, dry-leaf brown, overcast grey, or blinding-sunshine yellow. Birds were noisy starlings, the bright flash of cardinals, the rapid swoop of hawks. Forty acres held the wide world's equivalence--in translation. Midwestern life informed everything she read and observed, ultimately shaping her internal map…

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