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"The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson Wednesday, Sept. 22, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

September 15, 2021 Library Events
Wednesday, Sept. 22, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
"The Bookwoman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson
 
Join us outside on the library lawn for a discussion of this highly rated novel based on two historical aspects of Eastern Kentucky history, the Pack Horse Library Project and Kentucky "blue-skinned" people. The main character, Cussy Mary, is part of both groups. She is a book woman, dedicated to bringing books to her Appalachian community, and also has a rare genetic disorder called Methemoglobinemia which causes skin to appear blue due to low oxygen levels in the blood. Books are available at the library or you can download an e-book or audiobook from Hoopla. Registrations will be limited to allow for safe distancing. Please call 860-646-7349 or email bmlprograms@biblio.org to reserve your spot. We are looking forward to seeing you!