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Hear the author read excerpts of Dame Lois book

The public is invited to a reading of Colywn Burchall, Jr’s book ‘Dame Lois: The People’s Advocate’, at the National Library.

The author will read excerpts from his book tomorrow, and next week sign copies at the Bookmart.

The book, which was released in December, looks at the life and legacy of Dame Lois Browne Evans.

According to Mr Burchall: “From the start, her rapier-sharp intellect, fearlessness and single-minded commitment to her people marked her as a malcontent. She curried no favour among the privileged. Enemies, masquerading as political leaders, arrayed themselves against her; the media mouthpiece of the Front Street elites defamed her character; and the Island's most powerful men, fearful of her ability to inspire working-class Bermudians, plotted her destruction.”

Tomorrow’s reading is from 1pm to 3pm at the Queen Street library. Next Saturday’s book signing will take place from 11am to 2pm.

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Published February 10, 2012 at 1:00 am (Updated February 10, 2012 at 6:54 am)

Hear the author read excerpts of Dame Lois book

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