Local author Bethany Groff Dorau reads from and discusses her latest work, A Newburyport Marine in World War I: The Life and Legacy of Eben Bradbury. Ms. Dorau is the North Shore Regional Site Manager for Historic New England, based at the Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm in Newbury, and a recipient of the Essex National Heritage Commission's Pioneer in Preservation Award and the North of Boston CVB Leadership Award. She is the author of A Brief History of Ould Newbury and a primary contributor to the Defining Documents in American History Series. She has published articles in the New England Quarterly, the Encyclopedia of American History, and Historic New England Magazine. She holds an MFA in History from the University of Massachusetts and lives in West Newbury with her family.