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History Book Club: “Mayflower: Voyage, Community, War”
February 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CT United States
The Gunn Library and Museum’s History Book Club will meet on Monday February 13 at 1:00pm in the Library’s Field Room, we will be reading Nathaniel Philbricks’ Mayflower: Voyage, Community, War.
History Book Club is a new program of the Gunn Library and Museum meeting on the second Monday of the month at 1:00pm in the Field Room at the Gunn Memorial Library. Participants will read nonfiction books on American history and meet to discuss. Museum Curator Amy Campanaro will facilitate the discussion and place historical topics in local context when appropriate. Copies of this book are available at the front desk of the library. Registration for the meeting is requested.
A description of the book from www.nathanielphilbrick.com:”From the perilous ocean crossing to the shared bounty of the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim settlement of New England has become enshrined as our most sacred national myth. Yet, as bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick reveals in his spellbinding new book, the true story of the Pilgrims is much more than the well-known tale of piety and sacrifice; it is a fifty-five-year epic that is at once tragic, heroic, exhilarating, and profound.”