Literary Events

Mary Mackey

When: Tue., Sept. 1, 7 p.m. 2009

Striving to rescue her fiancé and son from cruel captors during the Civil War, Carrie Vinton seeks aid from an African-American cavalry unit: Mary Mackey's new novel The Widow's War evokes a shattered nation in which families were torn apart because kinfolk held opposing views on slavery. Meet prolific poet/screenwriter/novelist Mackey at Diesel (5433 College Ave., Oakland) on Tuesday, Sept. 1. 7 p.m., free. DieselBookstore.com


Anneli Rufus

Price: free

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