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Join authors Kate Quinn and Laura Kamoie on their national tour for their new book, Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution. A book signing and reception will be held immediately following the event.
In this breathtaking epic novel, six bestselling and award-winning authors bring to life the hopes, desires, and destinies of princesses and peasants, harlots and wives, fanatics and philosophers—six unforgettable women whose paths cross during one of the most tumultuous and transformative events in history: the French Revolution. Ribbons of Scarlet is a timely story of the power of women to start a revolution—and change the world. In late eighteenth-century France, women do not have a place in politics. But as the tide of revolution rises, women from gilded salons to the streets of Paris decide otherwise—upending a world order that has long oppressed them.
The launch of this new novel complements the celebration the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment and Susan B. Anthony’s 200th birthday, recognizing the real-life heroines during the French Revolution who helped to birth the freedoms we enjoy today.
Converse’s Author Talk is also in partnership with Determined to Soar, a grassroots effort to boost women voters and to encourage participation in the various activities and events centered around the 2020 election year.
Kate Quinn is author of USA Today and New York Times best seller, The Alice Network, which was also a Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick. Laura Kamoie is also a Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and USA Today best selling author of America’s First Daughter.