August Book Club- There, There by Tommy Orange

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August Book Club- There, There by Tommy Orange

August 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for August’s book club discussion about There, There by Tommy Orange.

Excerpt from the Washington Post review:
Everything about “There There” acknowledges a brutal legacy of subjugation — and shatters it. Even the book’s challenging structure is a performance of determined resistance. This is a work of fiction, but Orange opens with a white-hot essay. With the glide of a masterful stand-up comic and the depth of a seasoned historian, Orange rifles through our national storehouse of atrocities and slurs, alluding to figures from Col. John Chivington to John Wayne. References that initially seem disjointed soon twine into a rope on which the beads of American hatred are strung. (Whoever is editing this year’s collection of “The Best American Essays,” please don’t pass over this prologue just because it’s in a novel.)

Full Review at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/what-does-it-mean-to-be-native-american-a-new-novel-offers-a-bracing-answer/2018/05/29/a508d0ba-6289-11e8-a768-ed043e33f1dc_story.html?utm_term=.829cf5fcd4bf

Details

Date:
August 4
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Organizer

Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro
Phone:
717-655-2500
Email:
contact@artsalliancegw.org
Website:
www.artsalliancegw.org

Venue

Music Makers
46 West Main Street
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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Phone:
717-655-2500
Website:
www.artsalliancegw.org/musicmakers

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