Knopf Canada

A book launch like no other

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Beth Powning’s A Measure of Light inspires recreation of 17th Century Puritan New England in Sussex, N.B. For six months members of SLICE (Sussex Literary Initiative and Cultural Events) were dedicated to exceeding the fantastic event they organized to launch Beth Powning’s 2010 best-selling novel, The Sea Captain’s Wife. And on Friday they did just that by converting the Royal Canadian Legion into the mid-17th Century…