Harrisburg Hails O'Hara

Photo: Writers Clearinghouse/Joan T. Kane
O'Hara Gets His Due in Penn State Capital

O'Hara Society member Christine Goldbeck of Middleton, Pennsylvania, right, lectured 11 November on the Master and A Rage to Live, set in a fictional Harrisburg. With her is member Erica Ramus from Pottsville and Society facilitator Richard Carreno of Philadelphia. Also present was Pal Joan T. Kane of Philadelphia, above seated. After Christine's lecture, about 75 attendees gathered for a screening of the 1965 film A Rage to Live inspired by the book. The lecture was held at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore as part of the Second Annual Harrisburg Book Festival. Carreno also represented @philabooks|booksellers, an on-line bookshop that specializes in books by and about John O'Hara.

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