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Beth Macy & FACTORY MAN: J.D. Basset III @ Jax
September 21, 2014 : 4:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Author Beth Macy and the protagonist of her run-away bestseller, Factory Man will appear together @ Floyd’s Jacksonville Center for the Arts. Subtitled, “How one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local—and helped save an American town,” the book explores the life of J.D. Bassett III and how he saved one of his family’s furniture-making plants, Vaughan-Bassett in Galax, VA; still thriving and employing 700 workers.