HERITAGE BOOK CLUB
ALDREDGE HOUSE MUSEUM
At The Historic
Explore Your Unique Texas Origins
Join us for an entertaining, enlightening and educational exploration of your colorful Texas roots. Become an inaugural member of the Aldredge House Museum's HERITAGE BOOK CLUB. Over the course of the coming year, we'll be reading, reviewing and discussing thought-provoking selections of award-winning works of both fiction and non-fiction that focus on our shared history.
Connect With Old Friends
Cultivate New Ones
Immerse yourself in the colorful characters and cultural richness that make Texas, Texas. Grab your friends and come meet new ones during these fun-filled gatherings hosted in the magnificent surroundings of one of our state's most significant historic homes.
Members will meet at the Aldredge House four times during the year to participate in a lively discussion of the current literary selection led by a professional guest moderator.
Featured books will be chosen based on their relevance to Dallas or Texas history as well as for their entertainment, educational and cultural value.
BECOME A BOOK CLUB MEMBER
Annual membership is just $75 and includes all four meetings
Members are required to obtain their own books
MEMBERSHIP IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 40 REGISTRANTS
SO SIGN UP TODAY!
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Make check payable to: Friends of Aldredge House
and mail to: PO Box 140035, Dallas, TX 75214
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2024 Heritage Book Club Selections
Club Meeting: Thursday March 21st at 6:30PM
"The Big Rich"
by Bryan Burrough
A spellbinding chronicle of Texas Oil. Weaving together the multi-generational saga of the industry's four wealthiest families, Burroughs brings to life the men known in their day as The Big Four: Roy Cullen, H.L. Hunt, Clint Murchison, and Sid Richardson.
Club Meeting: Thursday April 18th at 6:30PM
"News Of The World"
by Paulette Jiles
It's 1870s Texas with breathtaking adventures of heroes and scoundrels, youth and wisdom, heartbreak and triumph. Nominated for the National Book Award, this gem is exquisitely written with captivating characters and vivid images of wild Texas.
Club Meeting: Thursday September 19th at 6:30PM
"Empire of the Summer Moon"
by S.C. Gwynn
Brutal and beautiful, a gripping story of the Comanche, their fierce and brilliant chief, Quannah Parker, and the inevitable downfall of the tribe as their warrior culture faced a changing world.
Club Meeting: Thursday October 17th at 6:30PM
"Minding The Store"
by Stanley Marcus
A warm self portrait of a man and an exuberant celebration of the store that has become the best know landmark in Texas since the Alamo. As the epitome of quality, he played a key role in making Dallas itself a success.