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Snack and Chat Book Discussion

"Lady Tan's Circle of Women"

2024-06-25 16:00:00 2024-06-25 17:00:00 America/Chicago Snack and Chat Book Discussion Based on the true story of a female physician in 15th-century China, "Lady Tan's Circle of Women" by Lisa See is the inspiring story of a remarkable citizen of the Ming dynasty who, forbidden to continue her work as a midwife-in-training, found a way to break free of tradition and treat the illnesses of women and girls from every level of society. Join us to discuss this remarkable story. Adults. Holts Summit Public Library - Meeting Room

Tuesday, June 25
4:00pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-06-25 16:00:00 2024-06-25 17:00:00 America/Chicago Snack and Chat Book Discussion Based on the true story of a female physician in 15th-century China, "Lady Tan's Circle of Women" by Lisa See is the inspiring story of a remarkable citizen of the Ming dynasty who, forbidden to continue her work as a midwife-in-training, found a way to break free of tradition and treat the illnesses of women and girls from every level of society. Join us to discuss this remarkable story. Adults. Holts Summit Public Library - Meeting Room

Based on the true story of a female physician in 15th-century China, "Lady Tan's Circle of Women" by Lisa See is the inspiring story of a remarkable citizen of the Ming dynasty who, forbidden to continue her work as a midwife-in-training, found a way to break free of tradition and treat the illnesses of women and girls from every level of society. Join us to discuss this remarkable story. Adults.

According to Confucius, "an educated woman is a worthless woman," but before the restrictions of her arranged marriage, Tan Yunxian was trained by her grandmother to be of use. Based on the true story of a female physician in 15th-century China, "Lady Tan's Circle of Women" by Lisa See is the inspiring story of a remarkable citizen of the Ming dynasty who, forbidden to continue her work as a midwife-in-training and ordered to act like proper wife, found a way to break free of tradition, treat the illnesses of women and girls from every level of society and ultimately led a life of such importance that many of her remedies are still used five centuries later. Join us to discuss this remarkable story.

Adults.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Featured | Books & Authors |

TAGS: | Book Discussion |

Holts Summit Public Library

Phone: (573) 606-8770

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We're closed Wednesday June 19
Mon, Jun 17 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Jun 18 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 Closed
Thu, Jun 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 9:00AM to 3:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 Closed

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