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Fiction in the Fresh Air Book Club: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

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Fiction in the Fresh Air Book Club: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Adults

This summer, our Stratford Branch will host its monthly book club discussion outdoors, with plenty of room in the green space outside of the library for patrons to spread out and enjoy some fresh air while talking about great books!

The Vignes twin sisters at the heart of Bennett's book will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Many years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern town she once tried to escape. The other secretly passes for white, and her white husband knows nothing of her past. Still, even separated by so many miles and just as many lies, the fates of the twins remain intertwined. What will happen to the next generation, when their own daughters' storylines intersect?

We can provide metal chairs but patrons are welcome to bring their own lawnchair or blanket. No registration is required and new people are always welcome to join the discussion! The rain date is Aug. 25 at 1 p.m. Call the Stratford Branch for more information.

  • Fiction in the Fresh Air Book Club: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
    📅 Wed., 8/18/21, 12 p.m. CDT @ MCPL Stratford [Outside]

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This summer, our Stratford Branch will host its monthly book club discussion outdoors, with plenty of room in the green space outside of the library for patrons to spread out and enjoy some fresh air! 🖶

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