Private Sully Goes to War

100 years ago this April, Elmo Sully of Metcalfe joined up to fight in World War I. For the next 3 years, he wrote letters and postcards home to his sweetheart Fannie. Based on his letters, the book Private Sully Goes to War brings to life the Canadian soldier’s experience of World War I. Along with telling Private Sully’s story, author Jane Cooper will discuss the process of researching, writing, and publishing the book.

Language

English

Age group

Adult
Teen

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