Author Martha Hall Kelly’s million-copy bestseller, Lilac Girls, introduced readers to Carolina Ferriday. Now, in Sunflower Sisters, Kelly tells the story of Ferriday’s ancestor, Georgeanna Woolsey, A Union nurse during the Civil War whose calling leads her to cross paths with Jemma, a young enslaved girl who is sold off and conscripted into the army, and Anne-May Wilson, a Southern Plantation mistress whose husband enlists.
Join us for a virtual book club event to discuss your thoughts and questions around Sunflower Sisters. Martha Hall Kelly will also be participating, offering you a unique opportunity to ask her questions about specific parts of the book and the history behind it.
Date: May 18th
Time: 2:00pm CDT