★ SCHOLARSHIP BOY author Larry Palmer at RoCo Library 10/13

Larry I. Palmer, the author of Scholarship Boy: Meditations on Family and Race (Paul Dry Books, 2020), will be in conversation with Library Director Shari Henry on October 13, 2020.

Palmer, who eventually became a law school professor and higher education administrator, attended Phillips Exeter Academy at 14, boarding at the prestigious school, worlds away from his large St. Louis Family. The coming-of-age memoir highlights the strength of a family, the determination of parents, and, of course, the lessons of youth — all in an era of dramatic upheavals and gradual change, spanning school desegregation and the fight for civil rights.

Register for the event
Hear an introductory conversation with Larry I. Palmer on the BOOK CITY ★ Roanoke podcast
★ Learn more about the book at www.larryipalmer.com

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