Meet the Author: Mary Sharratt
Former MInnesota author - exposure to new book. Learn of life of new saint. Author is an award winner for previous books set in Minnesota.
Patrons "traveled" back to the 12th century to discover the dramatic story of Hildegard von Bingen—a nun who left her mark on the world against all odds. Local author read from her new novel, Illuminations, based on Hildegard's life, and discussed Hildegard's relevance for us today. Author appeared in 12th century costume and played brief recordings of Hildegard's ethereal music.