"Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business – And Won!" By Emily Arnold McCully
Emily Arnold McCully will be reading from her new biography, Ida M. Tarbell: The Woman Who Challenged Big Business – and Won!, at the Chatham Bookstore on Sunday from 2-4.
Born in 1857, Tarbell was one of America’s first investigative journalists, “a fascinating and complex person: quirky, opinionated, reserved, adventurous, independent – a woman proving herself in a man’s world.
Emily Arnold McCully received the Caldecott Medal for Mirette on the High Wire. The illustrator of more than 40 books for young readers, she has a lifelong interest in history and feminist issues and she joins us this morning.