A Virtual Evening With Lorene Cary on Ladysitting
In conversation with Penny Dickerson on Crowdcast Livestream
Lorene Cary is the author of the memoir Black Ice, three novels, a book for young readers, and a play, My General Tubman. Her one-act opera and memoir, Ladysitting, explores the author’s relationship and time spent with her grandmother Nana, a fierce and independent woman who managed a business until she was 100, and the stories of five generations of their African American family.
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This event is part of Miami Book Fair’s Big Read 2020 programs. The official Big Read 2020 reading recommendation is Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast, a humorous and tender comics-based memoir about her experiences caring for her elderly parents.