Book Club: Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

May 28, 2015, 6:00 pm

Join the museum's Reading Under the Roof Cloud Book Club for a discussion about Marisa Silver's Mary Coin, as well as a tour of the documentary photographs on view in the museum.

Book Club: Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

May 28, 2015, 6:00 pm

Reading Under the Roof Cloud Book Club •  Mary Coin • 6:00 PM
Join the museum’s Reading Under the Roof Cloud’s book club in the Martha Stecher Reed Library for a discussion of bestselling author Marisa Silver’s Mary Coin. Silver takes Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother photograph as inspiration for a story of two women—one famous and one forgotten—and their remarkable chance encounter. Silver creates an extraordinary tale from a brief event in history and its repercussions throughout the decades that follow—a reminder that a great photograph captures the essence of a moment yet only scratches the surface of a life. Discussion will include a tour of documentary photographs on view in the museum.

Copies of Mary Coin are available for purchase in the Museum Shop.

Registration is requested: use the link below to register online.
 

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