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What’s Happening At Backstreet Books & Bistro?

Written by: John DeRousie, Custom Marketing Solutions
FULTON, NY – Local author Jo Ann Butler (left) greets customers and signs copies of her first published novel, A Scandalous Life: Rebel Puritan at a recent book signing event held at Backstreet Books & Bistro, 201 Oneida St.

Local author Jo Ann Butler at Backstreet Books & Bistro
Local author Jo Ann Butler at Backstreet Books & Bistro

Based on the true-life escapades of Butler’s eighth-great-grandmother, Herodias (Long) Hicks Gardner Porter, the compelling and sensitive historical novel explores the limited rights of women in a restrictive society, seen through the eyes of a 13-year old girl trapped in an abusive marriage.

For more information on events at Backstreet Books & Bistro call 315-598-5669.

Pictured with Butler are Jim and Laura Bishop who purchased a copy of the book.

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