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Kristen Richardson 

The Season: A Social History of the Debutante 


Wednesday, February 26, 2020 

2:00 PM- 3:00 PM, followed by book signing 

The Historic Rotunda at American Ancestors 
99-101 Newbury Street, Boston 


Explore the 600-year history of debutante balls, from Georgian England to the Gilded Age to today—including the rituals of elite African American communities and pageantry at the “new” international balls—when this author shares stories and images from The Season: A Social History of the Debutante. 


$32 includes seat and signed hard cover book ($26.95, retail) 
$12.50 general admission 


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