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Caught Between Three Fires: Meet the Author

Saturday, September 8 at 10 a.m. at the Harrisonville Branch, Tom Rafiner, author of Caught Between Three Fires: Cass County, MO Chaos & Order No. 11, 1860-65, will discuss, in simple terms, the causes of the eleven year war on the border. Rafiner states  “Basically I will take the period 1854 to 1865 and break it up into understandable segments, based on material which I have used in writing my upcoming book”. Rafiner’s new book Cinders & Silence: A History of Missouri’s Burnt District will be released in 2013.

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