African American slaveholders in the post–Civil War era are the focus of this novel that takes painful measure of slavery’s legacies. The story’s social complexities also mirror Kara Walker’s interest in examining the assumed truths of our collective past. Join a special curator-led tour of the Kara Walker exhibition at 6 pm. For discussion questions, visit blogs.walkerart.org/ecp. Presented in partnership with the Friends of the Minneapolis Public Library. Note: Author is not present.
Books are available in the Walker Shop and at the Minneapolis Public Library.