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Reading in the Hall Book Discussion @ Hall

Reading in the Hall Book Discussion @ Hall

This month we're discussing The Gown: a novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson

London, 1947: Besieged by the harshest winter in living memory, burdened by onerous shortages and rationing, the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of quiet desperation despite their nation's recent victory. Among them are Ann Hughes and Miriam Dassin, embroiderers at the famed Mayfair fashion house of Norman Hartnell. Together they forge an unlikely friendship, but their nascent hopes for a brighter future are tested when they are chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime honor: taking part in the creation of Princess Elizabeth's wedding gown.

Reading in the Hall Book Discussion is held at the William Hall Library on the 4th Wednesday of each month. A staff librarian leads the discussion. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the Hall circulation desk or can be requested for pickup at another location. All are welcome. Please register to get on our email list.

Date:
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Time:
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Program Room
Branch:
William Hall Library
Audience:
  Adults  
Categories:
  Book Group  
Registrations open at 6:30pm Wednesday, May 25, 2022