From staff reports
The Glen Lake Community Library will host local writer Mardi Link, author of Bootstrapper: from broke to badass on a northern Michigan farm on Thursday, May 15, at 7 p.m. Link’s memoir details the challenges of raising three sons as a newly single mother, while also managing the immense workload of her centennial farm home. Whether battling the elements, wrangling chickens and hogs, or chopping wood, all while coping with a looming divorce, her humor and optimism shine through. Bootstrapper has received rave reviews, and was selected as a 2014 Michigan Notable Book by the Library of Michigan.
Her reading in Empire is part of a state-wide tour of Notable Book authors, and will take place at the Empire Township Hall, across the street from the library. For more information, contact the library at (231) 326-5361, or visit their website, Glenlakelibrary.net.