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Explore Clyde Edgerton's southern characters and themes by attending Greenville County Reads programs at libraries throughout Greenville County beginning in August.

Reading Clyde Edgerton
Mon, Aug 12, 7:00p-8:30p, Main,
Meeting Room A

Local English teacher Yvonne Mason discusses Reading, Learning, Teaching Clyde Edgerton–her book on the works of this year’s Greenville County Reads author.

Story Time For Grownups
Wed, Aug 14, 12:10p-12:50p, Greer

Hear “The Great Speckled Bird” – a short story by Greenville County Reads author, Clyde Edgerton. Bring your lunch.

Civil Rights
Thu, Aug 22, 7:00p-8:00p, Pelham Road

Furman professor Sean O’Rourke discusses the history of civil rights in Greenville.

Greenville: Life In The 1960s
Thu, Aug 29, 6:30p-8:00p, Main,
Meeting Room C

Durham Hunt, South Carolina Room staff member, brings the 1960s Greenville back to life using old photographs and the Greenville County Driving Tour of Historic Sites.

Writing Seminar
Tue, Sep 10, 7:00p-8:30p, Simpsonville

Poet Mamie Morgan presents a special writing seminar and explores methods for bringing your words alive on the page.

Call 527-9293 for more information.

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Greenville County Reads is generously underwritten by the Friends of the Greenville County Library System.

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Greenville County Reads Book Discussions

Thu, Aug 22, 1:00p-2:00p, Simpsonville
Raney by Clyde Edgerton.

Tue, Aug 27, 10:00a-11:00a, Berea
The Bible Salesman by Clyde Edgerton.

Tue, Sep 3, 7:00p-8:30p, Fountain Inn
Lunch at The Piccadilly by Clyde Edgerton.

Tue, Sep 3, 7:00p-8:30p, Travelers Rest
Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton.

Mon, Sep 9, 2:00p-3:00p, Taylors
Killer Diller by Clyde Edgerton.

Tue, Sep 10, 6:00p-7:30p, Augusta Road
The Night Train by Clyde Edgerton.

Clyde EdgertonMeet Clyde Edgerton
Thu, Sep 12, 7:00p-8:30p, Main
Meeting Rooms A-C

Join us for an evening with noted author Clyde Edgerton as he shares his humor, insights and inspirations, and discusses his writing. Book signing follows.

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Can’t get enough of Clyde Edgerton’s works? Supplement your Greenville County Reads experience by attending the South Carolina premier performance of the play Walking Across Egypt. The Greenville Little Theatre on Heritage Green in downtown Greenville presents this heartwarming adaptation by Catherine Bush beginning October 25 and running through November 10.