LL Bean biography to be launched tonight at Freeport Library

Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in Culture

LL Bean biography to be launched tonight at Freeport Library

FREEPORT -- Tilbury House Publishers of Gardiner announces the launch of its new biography, "LL Bean, The Man and His Company" tonight at the Freeport Library.

Written by James Witherell, the book recounts the story of how Leon L. Bean started a whole company - and family retailing dynasty - because he was tired of having cold, wet feet while hunting.

Jim Witherell is a master Maine Guide and the creator of hiking maps for Acadia National
Park and Baxter State Park. Also an avid cyclist, he is the author of Bicycle History (McGann)
and working on a book about the Tour de France.

Book Launch: L.L. Bean: The Man and His Company by Jim Witherell
Date: June 29, 2011
Where: Freeport Community Library
Time: 6:30 PM
Free Event and Open to the Public

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