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Open City: A Novel by Teju Cole

Date and Time: April 3, 2019, 1:00 PM CT

Location: Trinity Community church, 5010 Parallel Pkwy, Kansas City
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From the series, African Experiences of Migration
Discussion Leader: Trish Reeves

Cole's novel examines identity, dislocation, and history in the streets of Manhattan, where a young Nigerian doctor names Julius wanders, reflecting on his relationships, his recent breakup with his girlfriend, his present, his past, meeting people from different cultures during his journey from Brussels, and back to the Nigeria of his youth.

Sponsored by: Shepherd's Center of Kansas City

For more information about this event, please contact:
Melissa Bynum
(913) 281-8908
http://www.sckck.org

 

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