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Bestselling Author Anita Diamant Speaks At Ferguson's Harry Bennett Branch

Publishers Weekly said about Diamant's recent book: “A gripping story of a young Jewish woman growing up in early 20th-century Boston. . . A stunning look into the past with a plucky heroine readers will cheer for.”
Publishers Weekly said about Diamant's recent book: “A gripping story of a young Jewish woman growing up in early 20th-century Boston. . . A stunning look into the past with a plucky heroine readers will cheer for.” Photo Credit: Gretje Fergeson

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Enjoy an evening with bestselling author Anita Diamant on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Harry Bennett Branch of The Ferguson Library.

The New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent and Day After Night, will discuss The Boston Girl, an unforgettable novel about family ties and values, friendship and feminism, told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early 20th century.

The program is co-sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County.

Anita Diamant is the bestselling author of the novels The Red Tent, Good Harbor, The Last Days of Dogtown, and Day After Night, and the collection of essays Pitching My Tent. An award-winning journalist whose work has appeared in The Boston Globe Magazine and Parenting, she is the author of six nonfiction guides to contemporary Jewish life. She lives in Massachusetts.

A book sale and signing will follow the presentation. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 203 351-8292. The Harry Bennett Branch of The Ferguson Library is located at 115 Vine Road, Stamford. All Ferguson Library programs are generously supported by the Friends of The Ferguson Library.

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