Edgar Allan Poe: To Tell a Tale (HFK)

Edgar Allan Poe: To Tell a Tale (HFK)



08 Nov 15:00 - 16:00 - Westmont
Cordia Senior Residence

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Literary chills abound in this spine-tingling program. Edgar Allan Poe will give a brief biographical sketch of his life. The main focus of this program is the retelling of some of Poe’s greatest works. Highlights include “The Raven” and “The Tell Tale Heart".


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