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Our next event -
Sunday, March 26 at 3pm
Harriet Scott Chessman presents
The Lost Sketchbook of Edgar Degas
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Sunday, March 26 at 3pm - Harriet Chessman presents "The Lost Sketchbook of Edgar Degas"

Please join us on Sunday, March 26 at 3pm, when Harriet Chessman presents her new historical novel, The Lost Sketchbook of Edgar Degas.

There will be an opportunity for conversation with the author and a book-signing after the presentation.

This event is a free event. Should you wish to purchase a signed/inscribed copy of the book, but are unable to attend the author presentation, please give us a call to pre-order.

The Lost Sketchbook of Edgar Degas Cover Image
ISBN: 9781944853136
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Outpost19 - March 2017

A lyrical novel about what art can reveal, and a nuanced imagining of the people who influenced Edgar Degas and his work. With key roles for beloved Degas paintings.

Ten years after Edgar Degas’ 1872 visit to New Orleans, a lost sketchbook surfaces. His Creole cousin Tell -- who lost her sight as a young woman -- listens as her former child-servant describes the drawings and reads Degas’ enigmatic words. It’s both cryptic and revelatory, leading Tell to new understandings of her marriage, her difficult, brilliant cousin Edgar, her daughter Josephine, and herself.

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