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LitFest: Boom Town Second Read, Using Historical Sources in Non-fiction Writing

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Program Description

Event Description

This online book discussion will compare passage's from Sam Anderson's Boom Town with excerpts from other historical accounts and primary sources. Attendees will examine and discuss the choices Anderson made in his version of OKC's story. While a previous full reading of Boom Town is not mandatory, a familiarity with the book is encouraged. 

Sign-up is required. Attendees will receive a link to the Zoom event and a reading packet via email. Please use a valid email address when signing up. 


Boom Town is available from the library here

This is one of many events happening this month for LitFest 2021. For a full breakdown of other programs, visit:


This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to