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Words & Pictures with Rita Williams-Garcia, Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures
Rita Williams-Garcia, author, on left. Cover of A Sitting in St. James on right.
Words & Pictures lecture with Rita Williams-Garcia, author of A Sitting in St. James.
1860, Louisiana. After serving as mistress of Le Petit Cottage for more than six decades, Madame Sylvie Guilbert has decided, in spite of her family’s objections, to sit for a portrait. While Madame plots her last hurrah, stories that span generations—from the big house to the fields—of routine horrors, buried secrets, and the tangled bonds of descendants and enslaved, come to light to reveal a true portrait of the Guilberts. This astonishing novel about the interwoven lives of thoseView more
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