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January 2018

A Gentleman in Moscow – Member Book Discussion Series

Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles Led by Pat Spaulding, TMORA Docent Registration opens January 2, 2018 - This is a free event.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. A Gentleman in Moscow is the utterly entertaining second novel from the author of Rules of Civility. Amor Towles skillfully transports us to The Metropol, the famed Moscow hotel where movie stars and Russian royalty hobnob, where Bolsheviks plot revolutions and intellectuals discuss the merits of contemporary Russian writers, where spies spy, thieves thieve and the…

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February 2018

Lenin on the Train – Member Book Discussion Series

Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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  Saturday, February 10, 2018 | 10:30am |  The Museum of Russian Art Lenin on the Train by Catherine Merridale Led by Ruth Ann Benson, TMORA Docent Registration opens January 13, 2018.  This is a free event.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. In April 1917, as the Russian Tsar Nicholas II’s abdication sent shockwaves across war-torn Europe, the future leader of the Bolshevik revolution Vladimir Lenin was far away, exiled in Zurich. When the news reached him, Lenin immediately resolved to return…

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March 2018

The Romanov Bride – Member Book Discussion Series

Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 10:30 am - 11:30 am
TMORA, 5500 Stevens Ave S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419 United States
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The Romanov Bride by Robert Alexander Led by Wendi Sott, TMORA Docent  Registration opens February 26, 2018 - This is a free event.  Space is limited.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Book groups and historical fiction buffs have made Robert Alexander's two previous novels word-of-mouth favorites and national bestsellers. Set against a backdrop of Imperial Russia's twilight, The Romanov Bride has the same enduring appeal. The Grand Duchess Elisavyeta's story begins like a fairy tale-a German princess renowned for her beauty and kind heart marries…

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