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Author to read from historical novel at Hamilton College

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - Novelist Lois Leveen will read from her novel "The Secrets of Mary Bowser" Thursday at Hamilton College.

The event will be at 8 p.m. in the Dwight Lounge in Bristol Center at the school. Leveen will also have a discussion following the reading.

Based on a true story, "The Secrets of Mary Bowser" tells the story of a freed woman slave who infiltrates the Confederate White House to spy on President Jefferson Davis.

The event is sponsored by the Hamilton College English department and is free and open to the public.

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