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Alina Adams: Exploiting Family History for Fun and Profit

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2022-03-01 19:00:00 2022-03-01 20:30:00 America/New_York Alina Adams: Exploiting Family History for Fun and Profit Author Alina Adams shares how her own family story of immigration, integration and assimilation led to her novel 'The Nesting Dolls', about three generations of headstrong, passionate Jewish women In the Community -

Tuesday, March 01
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-03-01 19:00:00 2022-03-01 20:30:00 America/New_York Alina Adams: Exploiting Family History for Fun and Profit Author Alina Adams shares how her own family story of immigration, integration and assimilation led to her novel 'The Nesting Dolls', about three generations of headstrong, passionate Jewish women In the Community -

Author Alina Adams shares how her own family story of immigration, integration and assimilation led to her novel 'The Nesting Dolls', about three generations of headstrong, passionate Jewish women

Writer Alina Adams explains how her own story of immigrating as a child to the US from the Soviet Union influenced her writing, particularly of her 2020 historical novel The Nesting Dolls.  She shares stories about her historical research, about how she eventually got published, and more.

This is the second of two presentations, to be held on Tuesday March 1 at 7 PM.  To register for the first presentation on Saturday February 26 at 2 PM, please visit https://calendar.kfpl.ca/event/6014846.  Both presentations will be the same.

This 90-minute interactive online presentation will be held on Zoom.  Registrants will be emailed the link immediately upon registration. (Please check your Junk and Spam folders right away if you don't see the confirmation email and link in your Inbox, then adjust your settings to make sure emails from KFPL aren't blocked. You can also manage your registrations by scrolling over the calendar icon at the top of the main page of our website and signing in to My Events.)

Participants will need to download the latest version of Zoom in advance to the device they’ll be using during the presentation.

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | New Adults | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Interests & Lifelong Learning |

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