The Cathedral Church of St. Peter's book talk series presents Tampa Bay Times book editor Colette Bancroft discussing Beth Macy's Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South at noon Jan. 3 at the church, 140 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. Free; lunch available, $5.
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