Book Club revival: “Seven Aunts” and “How the Word Is Passed”

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We hear about the book “Seven Aunts” from author Staci Lola Drouillard. It’s a story about the enduring strength of the women in her family. Plus, we talk about “How the Word is Passed” by Clint Smith. He covers how slavery is interpreted in different areas of America.

Featured in this Episode

  • Seven Aunts – a story of holding home and family together

    Part memoir, part cultural history, our 2023 Book Club selection tells the stories of the author’s family. They were German and English, Anishinaabe and French, born in the north woods and Midwestern farm country. Seven ordinary women doing what needed to be done. Original air date: June 22, 2023

  • Reckoning with the history of slavery

    In our first edition of our 2023 Book Club, we talk about “How the Word Is Passed” by Clint Smith. It’s a look at how the history of slavery is interpreted in different areas of America. And why it is important to understand why some of our country’s stories are hidden. Original air date: Jan. 5, 2023

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Staci Lola Drouillard Guest
  • Clint Smith Guest
  • Jill Nadeau Executive Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director

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