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Rabinowitz to discuss book in Royalston

  • Carla Rabinowitz will discuss her book, "Borderers, Becoming Americans on the Southern Frontier," in Royalston on Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Phinehas S. Newton Library, 19 On the Common, Royalston. Rabinowitz will read from and discuss her 17 years of research and writing. Borderers tells a story of race, class, religion, and community at the dawn of America. The book traces the four-generation journey of two families, some black, some white, of southern backwoodsmen from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast.  It chronicles the peoples they meet and the trials they face against the background of a country in the process of creation and help illuminate some of the forces that formed that country. Brief essays on many of the topics covered in the book can be found on Carla’s blog at www.carlarabinowitz.com. Books will be available for purchase at the program.  Refreshments, provided by the Friends of the Library, will be served. —Submitted photo

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Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Rabinowitz to discuss book

ROYALSTON — Carla Rabinowitz will discuss her book, Borderers, Becoming Americans on the Southern Frontier, in Royalston on Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Phinehas S. Newton Library, 19 On the Common. Rabinowitz will read from and discuss her 17 years of research and writing. Borderers tells a story of race, class, religion, and community at the dawn of America. The book traces the four-generation journey of two families, some black, some white, of southern backwoodsmen from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast.  It chronicles the peoples they meet and the trials they face against the background of a country in the process of creation and help illuminate some of the forces that formed that country. Brief essays on many of the topics covered in the book can be found on Carla’s blog at www.carlarabinowitz.com. Books will be available for purchase at the program.  Refreshments, provided by the Friends of the Library, will be served.


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