Virtual Book Club


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Facilitator, Barbara McKay
Wednesday, October 20th
1 pm - 2 pm

Via Zoom

The Forger's Daughter

by Bradford Morrow

When a scream shatters the summer night outside their country house, reformed literary forger Will and his wife Meghan find their daughter Maisie shaken and bloodied, holding a parcel her attacker demanded she present to her father. Inside is a literary rarity the likes of which few have ever handled, and a letter laying out impossible demands regarding its future.

After twenty years of living life on the straight and narrow, Will finds himself drawn back to forgery, ensnared in a plot to counterfeit the rarest book in American literature: Edgar Allan Poe’s first, Tamerlane, of which only a dozen copies are known to have survived. Until now. Facing threats to his life and family, coerced by his former nemesis and fellow forger, Will must rely on the artistic skills of his older daughter Nicole to help create a flawless forgery of this stolen Tamerlane, the Holy Grail of American letters. (Goodreads)

Southbury Library will be holding copies of this book for the AE Book Club.

Participants must register by Tuesday, Ocotber 19th to receive the Zoom link.

Book Club is Free and limited to 12 attendees.

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