Orcas Library hosts author Ben Montgomery virtually

Ben Montgomery, author of “A Shot in the Moonlight” will present on Wednesday, March 10 at 6 p.m. via Zoom™.

In his latest book, “A Shot in the Moonlight: How a Freed Slave and a Confederate Soldier Fought for Justice in the Jim Crow South,” Montgomery unravels the sensational and little-known story of George Dinning’s life and the fascinating legal episode that ended with him becoming the first Black man in America to win damages against a would-be lynch mob.

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