Event Details
Event Title Employee Forum Book Club: The Water Dancer: A Novel
Location 3005 Michael Hooker Research Center
Sponsor Employee Forum
Date/Time 10/24/2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
For more information, contact the event administrator: Matthew Banks mbanks@email.unc.edu
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The Employee Forum Book Club will meet Thursday, October 24th from noon-1 p.m. at 3005 Michael Hooker Research Center to discuss The Water Dancer:  A Novel by Ta-Nehisi Coates.  Lunch will be provided with registration. 

From GoodReads:

In his boldly imagined first novel, Ta-Nehisi Coates, the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me, brings home the most intimate evil of enslavement: the cleaving and separation of families.

Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage. When his mother was sold away, Hiram was robbed of all memory of her-but was gifted with a mysterious power. Years later, when Hiram almost drowns in a river, that same power saves his life. This brush with death births an urgency in Hiram and a daring scheme: to escape from the only home he's ever known.

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