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Date:
February 24, 2018
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Address:
Temple Terrace Public Library
202 Bullard Pkwy

Temple Terrace, FL 33617
Contact:
(813) 506-6770
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Book Roundtable - "The Reivers" by William Faulkner

Saturday, February 24, 2018

The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, one of his family’s retainers, to steal his grandfather’s car and make a trip to Memphis. The Priests’ black coachman, Ned McCaslin, stows away, and the three of them are off on a heroic odyssey, for which they are all ill-equipped, that ends at Miss Reba’s bordello in Memphis. From there a series of wild misadventures ensues—involving horse smuggling, trainmen, sheriffs’ deputies, and jail. (Summary from Amazon.com)