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Posted on: June 6, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Meet Michigan Notable Book Author Anna Clark at the Library

A cover photo of the book "The Poisoned City" on concrete

June 6, 2019 – 2019 Michigan Notable Book author Anna Clark will visit the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m. to discuss her book The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy.

The award-winning book, which was chosen as one of 20 outstanding works of fiction or nonfiction written about Michigan or by a Michigan author, details the people and events that led up to the Flint Water Crisis. Join the author as she recounts residents’ stories, government reports, and the shocking discovery of dangerous lead levels flowing through outdated and untreated pipes that poisoned an entire community and captured national media attention.

The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy is currently available to check out at the Library. The author discussion will be held in the Library Auditorium.

For more information about this and other events, call the Reference Desk at 989-837-3449 or visit www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/library. Events like this one can be found in the Adult Services monthly calendar available at the Library.

The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is located at 1710 W. St. Andrews Rd and is a service of the City of Midland.

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