Lehto talks Italian Hall Disaster

MARQUETTE – Author Steve Lehto will give a talk about the Calumet Italian Hall Disaster at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room, Marquette.

Lehto’s book “Death’s Door” is the true account of the tragedy that struck the Michigan copper mining town during a time when a bitter struggle raged between the striking workers and the mining companies. “Death’s Door” was named a Michigan Notable Book in 2007. Lehto is a writer and attorney who resides in southeast Michigan. He previously wrote “Bobby Isaac: What Speed Looks Like” and “A Most Unusual Experiment: Chrysler’s Turbine Car,” both published by Tarheel Press, LLC.

There will be a book sale and signing. For more information, call 226-4303 or visit www.pwpl.info.