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The Fontbonne University/KMOX Book Club welcomes Carol Ferring Shepley, author of “Tales from Bellefontaine Cemetery: Movers and Shakers, Scalawags and Suffragettes,” at its next book club event. The event will take place Friday, April 19, 11:30 a.m. at Bellefontaine Cemetery, 4947 West Florissant Ave. 63115. Guests will meet at the main office and then take a walking tour of the cemetery.
Carol Ferring Shepley is a former art critic for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and has written for such publications as Money Magazine, Time and Harper’s Bazaar. In her most recent book, Shepley provides a guide to Bellefontaine Cemetery. She outlines a history of the cemetery and celebrates the architecture and landscape as well as some of the more notable characters in the city’s rich history including William Clark, James Buchanan Eads, Susan Blow and Adolphus Busch.