History Café: "Looking For Betty Mac Donald" With Paula Becker

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Betty MacDonald burst onto the American literary scene in 1945 with her memoir, "The Egg and I," a witty tale about operating a chicken ranch on Washington's Olympic Peninsula. Betty's vivacity, offbeat humor, and irreverent take on life captured a public ready to laugh again after the grim hard years of World War II. In 1947, Betty introduced readers to her delightful children's character, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, who quickly became a beloved classic.

Paula Becker, author of the new biography, "Looking For Betty MacDonald: The Egg, The Plague, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle and I," discusses Betty MacDonald’s life, work, and deep connections with Seattle.

About History Cafe
Join a lively discussion about history on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at MOHAI's Museum Cafe. Each conversation features a different topic, and invites history enthusiasts to come together and share what you know. Grab a cup of coffee—or glass of wine—and enjoy learning about the past! History Cafe is co-presented with MOHAI, The Seattle Public Library, and HistoryLink.org.

Cost: Free!

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By: Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)

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