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Conservators Forum with Tom Reiss


March 14, 2013

Program Locations:

The Inaugural Mary McConnell Bailey Lecture
Tom Reiss: The Black Count

Join Tom Reiss as he discusses his latest book, The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo.  This compelling biography of General Thomas-Alexandre Dumas (1762-1806) challenges preconceived notions of race and slavery in the colonial world, while painting a portrait of the figure who inspired the works of his famous son.

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Reception 6:30 p.m.
Program 7:00 p.m.
RSVP Required:

This private event is held exclusively for Conservators members.
For more information about the Conservators Program or to join, please contact Megan Lucas at 212.930.0637.

This annual lecture is dedicated to the memory of Mary McConnell Bailey, whose generous and lifelong commitment to The New York Public Library will make a difference in the lives of Library users for years to come.