Library Guild Critique Luncheon

Date: 4/24/2014
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Indian Hills Country Club
Indian Hills Country Club
6847 Tomahawk Rd.
Mission Hills, KS 66208
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Join the Library Guild at Indian Hills Country Club on April 24, 2014, for the 45th Annual Critique Luncheon. This year's event will feature Diane Eickhoff and Aaron Barnhart, authors of The Big Divide: A Travel Guide to Historic and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region.

Enjoy a reception and plated luncheon in beautiful Indian Hills Country Club and have the opportunity to purchase your personalized autographed copy of the book. Cost per person is $50.

About the Authors

Diane Eickhoff is a textbook editor turned historian who is also the author of Revolutionary Heart: The Life of Clarina Nichols and the Pioneering Crusade for Women’s Rights. Eickhoff lectures regularly for the Kansas Humanities Council on the early women’s rights movement and the Civil War.

Eickhoff’s husband and co-author Aaron Barnhart is the former television and media critic for the Kansas City Star. Barnhart has contributed to the New York Times, Village Voice, CNN’s Reliable Sources, MSNBC’s Hardball, and Macworld.

About The Big Divide

This concise narrative about the most consequential border zone in United States history is a travel guide exploring 130 historical sites within the Missouri-Kansas region. The Big Divide combines page-turning history with travel information on major museums, battlefields and historic sites, along with the little places most other guides overlook. From sites created by tribal nations that first inhabited the area to pioneers to Harry Truman, the book offers a closer look at events that cover a wide sweep of history. To learn more, visit

Please RSVP by April 10, 2014. Questions? Contact Megan Gonzalez at 816-501-4574 or