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Reflections on Charlotte in the mid-20th Century

Event Type: Books/Literature
Age Group(s): Older Adults, Adults
Date: 1/29/2019
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:00 PM
Description:
 In the mid-twentieth century, Charlotte was home to at least three writers whose reflections on the city and its people won them local, regional, and even national recognition.

LeGette Blythe was a sage from North Mecklenburg who saw history in every part of the modern city. Harry Golden was the “Carolina Israelite,” who wrote a little bit about a lot of things, but stopped to think more deeply when he wrote about Charlotte. Dorothy Knox earned her stripes as a reporter and then, as a columnist for the Charlotte News, mixed personal and local news in a way that endeared her to her readers.

Come to hear how Charlotte has inspired these writers and decide whether the city they described is the one we know today.
Library: Myers Park
Location: Children's Room/MPK Meeting Room
Registration Ends: 1/29/2019 at 12:00 AM
Status: Closed


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