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Karen Joy Fowler, Booth – VIRTUAL BOOK LAUNCH

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free – $31.49

From the Man Booker finalist and bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves comes an epic novel about the family behind one of the most infamous figures in American history: John Wilkes Booth.
In 1822, a secret family moves into a secret cabin some thirty miles northeast of Baltimore, to farm, to hide, and to bear ten children over the course of the next 16 years. Junius Booth—breadwinner, celebrated Shakespearean actor and master of the house in all ways—is at once a mesmerizing talent and a man of terrifying instability. One by one the children arrive, as year by year, the country draws closer to the boiling point of secession and civil war.

As the children grow and the tenor of the world shifts, the Booths cement their place as one of the country’s leading theatrical families. But behind the curtains of the many stages they have graced, multiple scandals, family triumphs, and disasters begin to take their toll. A startling portrait of a country in the throes of change and a vivid exploration of brother- and sisterhood, Booth is a riveting historical novel focused on the very things that bind, and break, a family.

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Date:
March 7
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $31.49
Website:
https://www.villagebooks.com/event/litlive-karen-joy-fowler-030722

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Village Books Events
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3606712626
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Village Books on Zoom
1200 11TH STREET
BELLINGHAM, WA 98225 United States
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