Historic Novel by Truman State Professor -- Betty McClane-Iles on Writers' Voices Friday Jan 16, 1pm

A story about friendship, life and adventures take center stage as Betty L. McLane-Iles creates a book that will surely inspire you. Dieppe Crossing takes you to the days of the resistance and retribution of the Spanish Civil War, the French Resistance, and the Occupation of France and back toward the present

Betty McLane-Iles has een a Professor of French at Truman State University in northeast Missouri since 1982. She works on historical biography and fiction, frequently in partnership with her husband, Lawrence Irvine Iles, a British historian and Labour politician. Her perspective on art and life has been strongly influenced by her congressional service, travels, teaching, community and union activism, and by the progressive humanitarian principles of the European and Quebecois women leaders she has known.

Mclane-Iles is both an educator and a writer of essays, fiction, and drama. Her published writings include Uprooting and Integration, The Last Duchess, and Dieppe Crossing.