The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton by Jane Smiley

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February 7, 2016, 1:30 PM CT

From the TALK series, Before the Civil War
Discussion Leader: Dana Waters

Set mostly in the Kansas Territory shortly before the Civil War, narrator Lydia "Lidie" Harkness recounts her adventures while disguised as a boy, reporting for a proslavery newspaper, and helping a woman escape a plantation. 452 pp.

Stafford County Historical & Genealogical Society
100 N Main St
Stafford, KS 67578-1343
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Sponsored by: Stafford County Historical & Genealogical Society

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Michael Hathaway
(620) 234-5664