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Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat

Date and Time: May 4, 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: Gene Chavez

Sophie makes the difficult transition from rural Haiti to an impoverished New York. Sexual trauma is a central motif for the book, through Sophie's past, as she comes of age, and through the difficult path toward familial reconciliation. "I come from a place where breath, eyes, and memory are one," Sophie declares, as she comes to terms with that dark heritage.

Sponsored by: Augusta Public Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Mara Hopkins
(316) 775-2681
http://www.augustapubliclibrary.com

 

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