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An Evening with Laura Moriarty

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Thursday, February 8th 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Library Auditorium Adult, Teen

Moriarty will talk about her latest novel, the controversial American Heart. Teenager Sarah-Mary Williams of Hannibal, Missouri lives in a United States where Muslim Americans are subject to registries and detainment camps. Sarah-Mary never questions that these new policies are for everyone’s safety until she meets Sadaf, a Muslim fugitive determined to reach freedom in Canada. The Raven Book Store will sell books and Moriarty will sign after her talk.

Read Laura’s interview in the Lawrence Journal World:
After Kirkus Reviews ‘white savior’ controversy, Lawrence author Laura Moriarty reflects on her ‘American Heart’

  • Contact: Kristin Soper
  • Contact Information: ksoper@lplks.org