Local @ Your Library: Fact and Fiction in Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Beaumont Branch
Large Meeting Room

Event Details

Amanda Higgins of the Kentucky Historical Society discusses the ways in which history influenced how Whitehead wrote this award-winning novel, but also how he took liberties in telling the story. Examples from history will be used to show how actual, historical black women lived in Kentucky. Registration recommended.
Event Type(s): Adult Education
Age Group(s): adults
Presenter: Amanda Higgins, Kentucky Historical Society
Beaumont Branch Library
(859) 231-5500 ext. 3

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