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LBB Presents: Candace O'Connor – Climbing the Ladder, Chasing the Dream

Left Bank Books presents St. Louis author Candace O’Connor: “Climbing the Ladder, Chasing the Dream: The History of Homer G. Phillips Hospital”
Wednesday, January 26th at 6pm Central.
Signed copies of the book are available now at

O’Connor with be in conversation with Dr. Will Ross & Dr. Eva Frazer.

Candace O’Connor is a freelance journalist and the author of 14 books, including histories of Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the Central West End, as well as “A Song of Faith and Hope: The Life of Frankie Muse Freeman.” She also wrote and co-produced a PBS documentary, “Oh Freedom After While: The Missouri Sharecropper Protest of 1939,” which won a regional Emmy award. She lives in St. Louis with her husband.


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