From University Settlement Virtual Book Talk

Dear Friends,

A reminder that University Settlement will be hosting a virtual book talk with Adam Hochschild the author of Rebel Cinderella: From Rags to Riches to Radical, the Epic Journey of Rose Pastor Stokes on Wednesday, July 22, at 6:00 pm.

Click here to register today.

Hope you can join us!

Rose Pastor Stokes was born in the Russian Empire in 1879, made her way to the Lower East Side, met society figure J.G. Phelps Stokes while he was working at University Settlement, married into his fortune, and put her newfound resources into the fight for workers’ rights. Adam Hochschild’s new biography offers a timely, detailed view of activists proposing radical social change in the face of a recalcitrant status quo.

Purchase Rebel Cinderella from The Strand.

 

Sincerely,

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