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Published February 15. 2013 05:03PM

Author at Dimmick Friends House

Mark Thornton will be signing copies of his latest novel "Bridesmen of Madison County" from Beau to Beau Books, as well as his second volume of "Twisted Tales of an Otherwise Ordinary Mind" at the Dimmick Friends Book Sale on Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

Thornton resides in White Haven, and has chosen the Pocono Mountains as the setting for his latest novel. "Bridesmen of Madison County" centers on a group of friends gathering for a winter wedding, under the watchful eye of zany wedding planner Madison County. She lurks over her uproarious followers like the Evil Queen, and as the many bridesmen arrive, each brings unique drama to the eclectic mix. With its over-the-top drama, humor, and truths uncovered, this is a heartwarming novel of extraordinary people living extraordinary lives.

The Dimmick Friends House and Book Sale is located at 58 Broadway in downtown Jim Thorpe, two doors up from the Dimmick Library. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Dimmick Library.


The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Memorial Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 1-6 p.m.

Classmate gathering

Members of the 1964 graduating class of Jim Thorpe will be having a reuniting afternoon on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. at Molly Maguires Pub and Steakhouse, Hazard Square. Harry Eisenhart would like to have the classmates meet the third Wednesday of each month with the location to be announced. If you are member of the class and wish more information contact Harry at (610) 709-4570.

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