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A Special Opportunity for Library Friends & Book Club Members!

July 11, 2012

The St. Louis County Library Foundation invites members of St. Louis book clubs and Friends of the Library Foundation to a private reception and book discussion with bestselling novelist Jennie Fields, author of “The Age of Desire.”

Thursday, August 16, 5:30-6:30

St. Louis County Library Headquarters – Auditorium (1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63131)

Novelist Jennie Fields offers a sparkling glimpse into the life of American literary icon Edith Wharton and the scandalous¬†love affair that threatened her career and closest friendship. Fields interweaves Wharton’s real diaries and letters and brings to life one of literature’s most beloved writers, whose own story¬†was as complex and nuanced as that of any of the heroines she created.

Books will be available for purchase and signing from Left Bank Books. Coffee and dessert will be provided by Companion Baking.

Space is limited. The first 50 people to respond will be admitted to the recpetion. Please call (314) 994-3300 ext. 2280 or email crobb@slcl.org to RSVP. Seats will be reserved for reception guests at Ms. Field’s 7:00 pm public talk in the Library auditorium.

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