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Our Events · Cancelled- Tea Time Book Club

Friday

Jun

19

Cancelled- Tea Time Book Club

Fri, Jun 19th

12:00 pm

Our Tea Time Book Club meets once a month and is led by Library Director Nyama Reed. This month we're reading A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum.

In her debut novel Etaf Rum tells the story of three generations of Palestinian-American women struggling to express their individual desires within the confines of their Arab culture in the wake of shocking intimate violence in their community—a story of culture and honor, secrets and betrayals, love and violence. Set in an America at once foreign to many and staggeringly close at hand, A Woman Is No Man is an intimate glimpse into a controlling and closed cultural world, and a universal tale about family and the ways silence and shame can destroy those we have sworn to protect.