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African American Experience: "The Known World" by Edward P. Jones

Event Type: Book Discussions
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 2/18/2014
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 This novel tells the story of Henry Townsend, a black farmer and former slave who falls under the tutelage of William Robbins, the most powerful man in Manchester County, Virginia. Townsend runs his affairs with unusual discipline, but when death takes him unexpectedly, his widow cannot uphold the estate's order and chaos ensues. Stop by the circulation desk to pick up a copy of the book and register for this book discussion. Refreshments will be served.
Registration recommended.
Library: Indian Trails Branch    Map
Location: Auditorium (IT)
Presenter: Library staff
Status: Closed


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