The Hudson Area Library Book Club has chosen to read The House Girl by Tara Conklin for their November/December meeting. Discussion will be held at the library on Thursday, December 3 at 3:30 pm. Stop by the Hudson Area Library or call 828-1792 to order a copy of the book.
“…an unforgettable story of love, history, and a search for justice, set in modern-day New York and 1852 Virginia.
Weaving together the story of an escaped slave in the pre–Civil War South and a determined junior lawyer, The House Girl follows Lina Sparrow as she looks for an appropriate lead plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking compensation for families of slaves. In her research, she learns about Lu Anne Bell, a renowned prewar artist whose famous works might have actually been painted by her slave, Josephine.”
All are welcome! Contact the library at 518-828-1792 or email Sharon Getty at BookGroup@hudsonarealibrary.org for info.