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who: Gari Carter reads from Troubled State: Civil War Journals of Franklin Archibald Dick

what: Civil War memoir, revisited by a great-granddaughter

where: Books-A-Million, Barnes & Noble & Malaprop's Bookstore

when: Saturday, May 17, from 2-4 p.m. at Books-A-Million; Sunday, May 18, from 1-3 p.m. at Barnes & Noble; and Wednesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at Malaprop's Bookstore (Free. http://www.garicarter.com)

why: Buried for years in family files, Gari Carter's discovery of her great-grandfather Franklin Dick's diary has produced Troubled State, the inside story of St. Louis' war-time divide and violent history during the Civil War.

 

 


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