Reynolda Reads – “The Tobacco Wives: A Novel”

Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art – Gazebo

Cost: FREE

New to North Carolina, protagonist Maddie Sykes is dazzled by the wives of the powerful tobacco executives. A trail of misfortune follows many of the women, including substantial health problems. Though Maddie is quick to believe that this is a coincidence, she inadvertently uncovers evidence that suggests otherwise. Author Adele Meyers loosely based this dramatic novel on her childhood in Winston-Salem.

This event will be held in the front lawn gazebo, weather permitting. Advance registration encouraged.

Past Date and Time(s):
Jun 6, 2023, 11:00am — 12:00pm

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