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Historical Fiction Book Group: “Their Finest Hour and a Half” by Lissa Evans

Wednesday, December 11, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Historical Fiction Book Group features scholar-led book discussions about the fictional elements and nonfictional historic and regional context of selected books.

At this session, Frank Wetta, a lecturer at Kean University, leads a discussion of “Their Finest Hour and a Half” by Lissa Evans, a story of Britain’s Ministry of Information producing a propaganda film based on the evacuation of Allied troops at Dunkirk.

Registration is requested but not required at the Historical Society of Princeton website.

 

Presented in partnership with the library and the Historical Society of Princeton.

Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 

Details

Date:
Wednesday, December 11
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Historical Society of Princeton, Updike Farmstead
354 Quaker Road
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-921-6748

Other

In-House Program Category
Bookgroup
In-House Program Category 2
NEH
Staff Contact
Hannah Schmidl
Summary
The Historical Fiction Book Group features scholar-led book discussions about the fictional elements and nonfictional historic and regional context of selected books. At this session, Frank Wetta, a lecturer at Kean University, leads a discussion of "Their Finest Hour and a Half" by Lissa Evans, a story of Britain's Ministry of Information producing a propaganda film based on the evacuation of Allied troops at Dunkirk. Registration is requested but not required at the Historical Society of Princeton website. Presented in partnership with the library and the Historical Society of Princeton. Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Partners
Historical Society of Princeton
Series
Historical Fiction Book Group
Platforms for Promotion
Connections
Promotional Materials
Handbill (5.5 x 8.5)
Max Number of Attendees
50
Age Groups
Adult
Status of Post
P - Ready for M to Edit
Connections Section
Adults