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Book Club - October 10
For Adults
Date: 10/10/2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Wilsonville Public Library - Rose Room
8200 SW Wilsonville Road
Wilsonville, Oregon 97070

eight girls taking pictures - linccThursday, October 10, 2013
Eight Girls Taking Pictures by Whitney Otto
Biographical Fiction
Inspired by the careers of such ground-breaking photographers as Lee Miller, Imogen Cunningham, and Grete Stern, Otto combines her personal passion for the art of photography with her perceptive impressions of what life must have been like for those women who pursued their own creative and philosophical muses during times when to be anything other than a wife-and-mother was to be an outcast from society. Through loosely interconnected tales, Otto introduces eight exemplary fictional women photographers whose lives and works document the exhilarating intersection of early-twentieth-century art and feminism.

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