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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Date and Time: October 27, 2022, 5:30 PM MT

Location: Goodland Public Library, 812 Broadway Ave, Goodland
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From the TALK series, The Exile's Place
Discussion led by Anne Hawkins.

This story of the Indian-American Ganguli family centers on Gogol, the eldest son named after the famous Russian writer. The novel highlights the different ways in which Gogol's parents, first-generation immigrants, and Gogol and his generation, American-born children of immigrants, interact with India as a place, a culture, and an ethnic identity, and how they work to shape these identities within the New World.

Sponsored by: Goodland Public Library

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For more information about this event, please contact:
Chynna Mangus
(785) 899-5461
http://www.goodlandlibrary.org

 

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