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Typical American by Gish Jen

Date and Time: October 12, 2022, 6:00 PM CT

Location: Parsons Public Library, 311 S 17th St, Parsons
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From the TALK series, Contemporary Immigration
Discussion led by Kevin Rabas.

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: Parsons Public Library

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For more information about this event, please contact:
Zoe Dawson
(620) 421-5920
http://www.parsonslibrary.org

 

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