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Iowa Writer Ruth Suckow: The Cedar Falls Connection

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Iowa Writer Ruth Suckow: The Cedar Falls Connection

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Ruth Suckow Memorial Association will be presenting a program highlighting Suckow's life and work. The program will begin with images of Suckow’s years in Cedar Falls in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. A short Reader’s Theatre performance of Suckow’s short story “A Rural Community” will follow featuring Michael Dargan, Cherie Dargan and Barbara Lounsberry. Closing the program local Ruth Suckow Memorial Association members Kenneth Lyftogt, Julie Husband and Jim O’Loughlin will share what drew them to Suckow and her

Copies of the new centennial edition of Suckow's first novel, Country People, will be available for purchase at the program. There will also be light refreshments served. This program will be held in the library's meeting room and is open to all ages.

This program is presented to complement the traveling exhibit on Ruth Suckow's life, hosted at the Cedar Falls Public Library from June 23- August 4.


July 8
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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