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Mount Auburn Book Club: Escape from Lucania
Escape from Lucania: An Epic Story of Survival by David Roberts (2012) is a gripping tale of two talented mountaineers and Harvard classmates, Bob Bates and Brad Washburn, and their expedition in the Yukon Territory through unbelievable conditions and obstacles. Bates is interred on Amethyst Path.
Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn’s many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. The Book Club meets in Story Chapel on the second Thursday of each month. Coffee and tea are provided.
Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.