Karen Gettert Shoemaker

Karen Gettert Shoemaker,reads from and discusses the role of family stories and historic research in the writing of her historic novel.

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Karen Gettert Shoemaker, the author of the One Book One Nebraska 2016 selection, reads from and discusses the role of family stories and historic research in the writing of her historic novel The Meaning of Names. This presentation includes discussions of World War I, the Influenza Pandemic of 1918, the experiences of immigrants and first-generation Americans in the early 1900s, and the role of men and women in a changing society, as well as the many subjects readers bring to the conversation.

Karen Gettert Shoemaker

Title: Independent Writer & Teacher

Email: kshoemaker516@gmail.com

Phone: (402) 489-0859

City: Lincoln


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