Saturday, April 20, 2013

EICKHOFF, BARNHART: THE BIG DIVIDE

The release of The Big Divide: A Travel Guide to Historic and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region, a new book by the writing team of Diane Eickhoff and Aaron Barhnart, will be at 6 pm on Wednesday, April 24, at the Kansas City Mo Central Library, 14 W/ 10th Street, Kansas City, MO.

From the publishers, Quindaro Press:

A lot has happened along The Big Divide. From the tribal nations that inhabited this area for centuries to the overland trails that made westward pioneering possible, all the way through Harry Truman and Brown v. Board, the sites along the Missouri-Kansas border cover a wide sweep of history that made not only this region what it is today, but helped shape America in important ways.Combining the practicality of a budget travel guide with page-turning history, The Big Divide is as entertaining as it is useful.

Eickhoff is the author of the award-winning Revolutionary Heart, and a frequent speaker for Kansas Humanities Programs. Barnhart is the former Kansas City Star television and media critic. RSVP kclibrary.org.

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