Pageturners Author Visit: Kenneth R. Coleman

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Tue, Oct 09, 2018
6:30 to 7:45

First come, first served.

Pageturners
Kenneth R. Coleman

Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors.

Meet the author! Read Dangerous Subjects: James D. Saules and the Rise of Black Exclusion in Oregon by Kenneth R. Coleman. James D. Saules, a black sailor, was shipwrecked off the coast of Oregon and settled there in 1841. Just two years later, Oregon Trail emigrants began arriving in large numbers and Saules had to adapt to a new reality in which Anglo-American settlers persistently sought to marginalize and exclude black residents from the region. In Dangerous Subjects, Coleman sheds light on a neglected chapter in Oregon's history.

Pageturners is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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