Books, Lunch, Talk Book of the Month
Discussion Meeting Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Madam Belle: Sex, Money, and Influence in a Southern Brothel by Maryjean Wall
In Madam Belle, Maryjean Wall reveals the tantalizing true story of vice and power in the Gilded Age South as told through the life and times of the madam so infamous her obituary appeared in Time. Wall offers a tale of politics, horse racing, progress, and illicit behavior.