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EGPL READS Book Club and More

September 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Varina by Charles Frazier

Holland Landing: September Monday, September 10 at 7 pm

Her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects the secure life of a Mississippi landowner. Davis instead pursues a career in politics and is eventually appointed president of the Confederacy, placing Varina at the white-hot center of one of the darkest moments in American history-culpable regardless of her intentions. The Confederacy falling, her marriage in tatters, and country divided, Varina and her children escape Richmond, Virginia, and travel south on their own, now fugitives with “bounties on their heads, an entire nation in pursuit.”

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Date:
September 10, 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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19513 Yonge Street
Holland Landing, Ontario L9N1P2 Canada
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905 836 6492