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Happy Hour with Kristin Harmel | The Book of Lost Names

Happy Hour with Kristin Harmel | The Book of Lost Names

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Be a part of a live, interactive conversation with author Kristin Harmel to discuss her latest book, inspired by an astonishing true story from World War II, capturing the resilience of the human spirit and the power of bravery and love in the face of evil.

International bestselling author Kristin Harmel showcased her gift for sharing stories of ordinary women doing extraordinary things in her bestselling novels The Room on Rue Amelie and The Winemaker’s Wife. Marking the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Harmel takes readers back to France for an unforgettable story of a woman who risks her life to help hundreds of Jewish children flee the Nazis in The Book of Lost Names (to be released on July 21, 2020)

Eva Traube Abrams, a librarian in Florida, is shelving books one morning when her eyes lock on a photograph in the New York Times. The accompanying article discusses the looting of libraries by the Nazis across Europe during World War II—an experience Eva remembers well—and the search to reunite people with the texts taken from them so long ago. Highlighted is a religious text now housed in Berlin’s Zentral- und Landesbibliothek library. It appears to contain some sort of code, though researchers don’t know where it came from—or what the code means. But Eva does...

We invite you to support the author by purchasing a copy of The Book of Lost Names from Browseabout Books by clicking HERE. Call-in orders are accepted at (302) 226-2665 or you can stop by the store to purchase a copy. For store hours, please visit their website.

NOTE: this meeting is being conducted through Zoom. You MUST REGISTER to receive instructions for joining the meeting.

If you have need assistance with registration or getting your Zoom invitation, please email the library.

Basic written instructions for using Zoom may be found here and a brief video tutorial may be found here.

This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Date:
Friday, July 24, 2020
Time:
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Library:
Lewes Public Library
Audience:
  Adults     Older Adults  
Categories:
  Book Discussions  

Registration is required. There are 262 seats available.