Monthly Archives: September 2012

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John Steinbeck manuscript “His Father”

The department recently purchased John Steinbeck’s 4-page manuscript for the semi-autobiographical short story “His Father,” which was first published in the September 1949 issue of Reader’s Digest. It tells the story of a young boy who is bullied by neighborhood … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Stevie Smith!

On Thursday, September 20th at 7pm, the McFarlin Library will host a poetry reading featuring the works of Stevie Smith. Come hear Smith’s work being performed by local actors as well as audio of Smith reading her own poetry. This … Continue reading

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