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The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton by Jane Smiley

Date and Time: December 6, 2018, 6:00 PM CT

Location: Atchison Public Library, 401 Kansas Ave, Atchison
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From the TALK series, Before the Civil War
Discussion Leader: Dennis Etzell Jr.

Set mostly in the Kansas Territory shortly before the Civil War, narrator Lydia "Lidie" Harkness recounts her adventures while disguised as a boy, reporting for a proslavery newspaper, and helping a woman escape a plantation.

Sponsored by: Atchison Public Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Mary Domann
(913) 367-1902
http://www.atchisonlibrary.org

 

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