History Book Club: 'Amazing Grace' by Eric Metaxas

Chevy Chase Library

History Book Club: 'Amazing Grace' by Eric Metaxas

Amazing Grace coverThe August selection of the Chevy Chase History Book Club is Amazing Grace by Eric Metaxas.

Amazing Grace is the biography of William Wilberforce, a British statesman and reformer from the early part of the 19th century.  It chronicles his extraordinary contributions to the world, primarily his 20-year fight to abolish the British slave trade, which he won in 1807.

The book can be checked out from a display near the information desk at the branch, or you can check out the eBook.

The book club will meet on Tuesday, August 14, at 1 p.m.  Hope to see you there!