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

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May 22, 2018

From the TALK series, Before the Civil War
Discussion Leader: Erin Pouppirt

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.

Overland Park Historical Society
8045 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 66204
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Sponsored by: Overland Park Historical Society

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