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Author talk & book signing with Gabrielle ZevinGabrielle Zevin

Thursday, March 5 at 7:00pm
New Ridgefield Library
472 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877

Join us as we host Gabrielle Zevin, who will discuss and sign copies of her novel, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry.
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