Needle in the Bone - Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg chronicles the incredible lives of Holocaust survivor Lou Frydman and Polish resistance fighter Jarek Piekalkiewicz who survived the privations of World War II and after 30 years met at the University of Kansas and became the best of friends.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

Kansas Poet Laureate Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg discusses her new book Needle in the Bone about the incredible lives of a Holocaust survivor (Lou Frydman) and a member of the Polish resistance (Jarek Piekalkiewicz) who somehow endured extraordinary privations during World War II and after 30 years met at the University of Kansas and became good friends.

Mirriam-Goldberg is a poet, novelist (The Divorce Girl), and certified poetry therapist.

Co-sponsored by the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education.