Author will speak at club meeting


AUBURN — Local author Judith Magyar Isaacson will share excerpts from her book, “Seed of Sarah,” with members of the Auburn-Lewiston Art and Literature Club at 2 p.m. Monday, April 12, at the Women’s Literary Union building, 19 Elm St.

As a young woman living in Hungary during World War ll, Isaacson experienced four years of Nazi occupation and nearly a year in Nazi concentration camps until April 1945. After the war, she met and married a Maine soldier, attorney Irving Isaacson, and they made their home in Maine.

At age 40, after raising 3 children, she earned a bachelors degree from Bates College and a masters degree from Bowdoin College. She then taught math at Lewiston High School, became Dean of Women at Bates College and retired from Bates as Dean of Students in 1977.

Hostesses for the program are Anne Kalwell, Betty Gacetta and Claire Roger-Anctil. The public is invited.