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Nancy Drew: Iowa’s Heroine to the World

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    Millions of people across the world know the tales of Nancy Drew. Few of those readers, however, know that Drew’s spunky attitude was concocted by a woman who grew up in Ladora, Iowa. Uncover the story of Nancy Drew creator Mildred Augustine during this program at the Franklin Avenue Library. Retired UNI professor Barbara Lounsberry will discuss Augustine’s legacy, her incredible life, and why her most famous creation endures to this day.