Gigi Georges has had an extensive career in politics, public service, and academia. She joins Madison’s Notes to discuss her new book, “Downeast: Five Maine Girls and the Unseen Story of Rural America.” Georges discusses rootedness, the importance of home, life in rural America, the double-edged sword of “Progress,” and more.

Downeast: https://www.harpercollins.com/products/downeast-gigi-georges?variant=32306138284066

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  1. colleenb Member
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    Great interview. I hope some who really need to (New Yorkers, etc) read this book.

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  2. Antonin Scalia Podcaster
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    colleenb (View Comment):

    Great interview. I hope some who really need to (New Yorkers, etc) read this book.

    Thank you, Colleen! I’m so glad you enjoyed the conversation. It’s really a wonderful book and yes—perhaps especially important for our coastal “elites” to read and take seriously. 

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