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Typical American by Gish Jen

Date and Time: April 6, 2019, 10:30 AM CT

Location: Augusta Public Library, 1609 State St, Augusta
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From the TALK series, Contemporary Immigration
Discussion Leader: Kim Stanley

Chinese immigrants Yifeng, Theresa, and Helen find themselves trapped in America by the triumph of the Communist Revolution back home. Jen follows the intertwined course of the three Chinese-Americans-despite-themselves with a light touch, employing a narrative voice strong on both empathy and humor.

Sponsored by: Augusta Public Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Mara Hopkins
(316) 775-2681


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