Sallie Bingham to read from her new book.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:00pm
2720 Frankfort Avenue
40206 Louisville
On Tuesday, September 16th at 7 PM Carmichael's is pleased to welcome author Sallie Bingham for a reading from her new book The Blue Box: Three Lives in Letters, a family history centered around three generations of women spanning the Civil War through the Jazz Age.

Of the book Ms. Bingham writes, "From roughly 2008—2011, I’ve had the deep plea­sure and priv­i­lege of work­ing on a col­lec­tion of papers found in the top of my mother’s closet after she died, let­ters from long for­got­ten rel­a­tives, mainly women, in Virginia, West Virginia and Georgia, cov­er­ing more than 150 years...I’m call­ing the book that resulted, 'The Blue Box' to com­mem­o­rate the large, sky-blue box in which my sis­ter Eleanor found this trea­sure trove."

We hope you'll be able to join us!
The Blue Box: Three Lives in Letters Cover Image
ISBN: 9781936747788
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Published: Sarabande Books - September 16th, 2014

This family history centered around three women from three generations spans the Civil War through the Jazz Age. Fans of Sallie Bingham's work will especially appreciate her parents Mary and Barry's romance that unfolds in letters and finally results in marriage. Bingham beautifully demonstrates an inheritance of emotion, morality, ideology, and most lasting of all, irreverence.