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HISTORICAL FICTION: WOMEN’S STORIES
Sunday, November 19, 2023 @ 2:00 pm
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States
In Unearthed: A Lost Actress, a Forbidden Book, and a Search for Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust, MERYL FRANK explores the life and tragic end of her cousin Franya Winter, the leading light of Vilna’s Yiddish theater. In KERRI MAHER’s All You Have to Do Is Call: A Novel, the true story of the underground women’s health organization Jane Collective and its brave volunteers unfold. And in A Right Worthy Woman: A Novel, RUTH P. WATSON examines the real-life Maggie Lena Walker, daughter of a formerly enslaved woman, who became the first Black woman to establish and preside over a bank in the United States.