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Oblong Books & Music Book Event with Author Julie Scelfo

Celebrating Women's History Month
JULIE SCELFO - The Women Who Made New York

RSVP Requested

Read any history of New York City and you will read about men. You will read about men who were political leaders and men who were activists and cultural taste-makers. These men have been lauded for generations for creating the most exciting and influential city in the world. But that's not the whole story...The Women Who Made New York reveals the untold stories of the phenomenal women who made New York City the cultural epicenter of the world. Many were revolutionaries and activists, like Zora Neale Hurston and Audre Lorde. Others were icons and iconoclasts, like Fran Lebowitz and Grace Jones. There were also women who led quieter private lives but were just as influential, such as Emily Warren Roebling, who completed the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge when her engineer husband became too ill to work.

Date:Wednesday, Mar 1st, 2017
Time:6:00 pm -
Cost:RSVP Requested
Contact Phone:(845) 876-0500
Contact URL:http://www.oblongbooks.com/event/julie-scelfo-women-who-made-new-york
Location: Oblong Books of Rhinebeck
6422 Montgomery Street
Rhinebeck, NY 12572

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