Archive for Friday, December 30, 2011

Mark Twain’s ‘Campaign that Failed’ is subject of library talk

December 30, 2011

The Johnson County Library will play host to an event titled “The Private History of a Campaign that Failed” at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park.

Join attendees to discuss Mark Twain’s fictionalized account of his brief and inglorious career as a Confederate irregular and deserter. Download the short story for free as a PDF file, e-book or audiobook at

The free event is part of Johnson County Library’s 2011-12 Legacies of the Civil War series. Registration is not required.

Interpretive services and other accommodations for those with special needs are available by contacting library staff at least one week in advance of the program, at (913) 826-4600.


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