Third Thursday Book Discussion: The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
Thursday, July 16
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Library Meeting Room
Mistaken for a girl on account of his curly hair and sackcloth smock, 12-year-old slave Henry Shackleford realizes that his accidental disguise affords him greater safety and decides to remain female. With his female identity he joins his liberator – John Brown – on the abolitionist’s crusade against slavery. By the author of memoir The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother.
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