‘Israel’s Pharaoh’ reading and discussion set at Robert Trail Library

Steven Derfler, retired university professor and director of Educational Resources Inc., will discuss his recently published fiction title, “Israel’s Pharaoh,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Based on 35 years of work in the Middle East, the book gives an intriguing look at the “what ifs” based on history and archaeology in the region.