Author Serene Hackel is best known for a book she co-authored with her late husband Eugene. Skipper Goes to War: The True Story of a Pilot and His Dog is a true story of a WWII B-17 pilot, crew, and their canine good-luck mascot. Don’t miss an opportunity to hear more about this time in history from someone who lived it. Copies of book are available for purchase after the talk. Registration recommended. Sign up ONLINE or call 860.844.5275.
About the author:
Serene Hackel has been an elementary school teacher, an addiction counselor, and a writer, as well as a wife and a mother. She has a degree in Theater and master’s degrees in both Education and Counseling Psychology. After writing Skipper Goes to War with her husband Eugene, Serene went on to write her own novels. The first to be published in 2017, was Becoming Us, 1900-1925: A Family Grows With America. It is drawn from the true stories her mother told Serene about the experiences of her grandparents, her mother, and her siblings throughout a turbulent quarter-century of change. She resides in of West Hartford, Connecticut, and continues to write and to make appearances speaking about her books.