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Thursday, October 10 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Unearthed Roots: One Woman’s Journey to Find Family

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Margaret McMullan’s Where the Angels Lived, begins as the discovery of a long-lost relative while visiting Israel’s Holocaust Museum and transforms into a journey to Hungary in search of answers regarding her mother’s Jewish heritage. McMullan pens a story that straddles the line between memoir and reportage that Joyce Carol Oates calls “vividly realized, emotionally engaging prose… Where the Angels Lived is a powerful testament of familial mourning as well as a vision of 20th century European history that is both searing and uplifting.” Sponsored by Fairfax Library Friends and the Friends of the Oakton Library.

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Margaret McMullan

Margaret McMullan is the author of eight award-winning books including the novel, In My Mother’s House, the story collection Aftermath Lounge, and the anthology, Every Father’s Daughter. Margaret’s young adult novels How I Found the Strong, When I Crossed No-Bob, Cashay... Read More →

Thursday October 10, 2019 7:00pm - 8:15pm EDT
City of Fairfax Regional Library