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SVM Book Club: A Conversation with Mary Othella Burnette, author of Lige of the Black Walnut Tree (online)
March 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pmFREE
This SVM Book Club event will feature a conversation with Mary Othella Burnette, author of Lige of the Black Walnut Tree: Growing Up Black in Southern Appalachia. Read a New York Times article about Ms. Burnette’s book here. In this conversation, Ms. Burnette will talk about her memories of growing up in Black Mountain and answer questions from attendees about her book.
An official book club discussion of the Lige of the Black Walnut Tree will take place two days later on Wednesday, March 10 from 6:30-7:30 pm. This even is free and open to the public.