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Timothy Egan

Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 7:00p.m.
Ethical Society of Saint Louis
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

The St. Louis County Library Foundation Presents
National Book Award-Winning Author Timothy Egan
Author of “A Fever in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan’s Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them”

Ethical Society of Saint. Louis 
9001 Clayton Rd., St. Louis, MO 63117

Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Timothy Egan presents a powerful and page-turning reckoning with one of the darkest threads in American history. The 1920s saw the height of the uniquely American hate group, the Ku Klux Klan. Their domain was not the old Confederacy, but the Heartland and the West. And the man who set in motion their takeover of great swaths of America was a charismatic charlatan named D.C. Stephenson. But at the peak of his influence, it was a seemingly powerless woman–Madge Oberholtzer–whose deathbed testimony finally brought the Klan to their knees. 

Books available for purchase from Left Bank Books.

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