Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle (CLSC)
CLSC: "The Final Revival of Opal & Nev" with Dawnie Walton
Originally broadcast Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
Dawnie Walton lectures in the Hall of Philosophy on the 2022 CLSC selection, The Final Revival of Opal & Nev.
Named best book of the 2021 by Barack Obama, The Washington Post, NPR, Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Goodreads, The Millions, Reader’s Digest, Kirkus Reviews, among others, The Final Revival of Opal & Nev is an electrifying novel about the meteoric rise of an iconic interracial rock duo in the 1970s, their sensational breakup, and the dark secrets unearthed when they try to reunite decades later for one last tour.
Originally broadcast August 25, 2022
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Premiering Wednesday, September 21, 2022.
Book available online at the Chautauqua Bookstore: https://www.chautauquabookstore.com/book/9781524711719
This program is made possible by the Caroline Roberts Barnum and Julianne Barnum Follansbee Fund
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