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White Pine WhispersApocalypse Then

As I was re-shelving materials earlier this month, I dropped a copy of White Pine Whispers by local author Larry B. Massie. When I picked it up, it was turned to the opening page of a chapter entitled 'When Doomsday Came and Went'. In it, he relates the story of a population awaiting the arrival of a date that was foretold to bring with it the end of the world. With December 21 fast-approaching, I thought it would make for an appropriate read....

 

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