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VB Reads ... Afternoon Book Chat

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Wed, 06/12/2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Event address: 
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Join Sittrea in the Readings Gallery on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 for an OPEN Book Chat. Authors DO NOT attend. Bring a latte and enjoy! Everyone welcome.

Wednesday, June 12, 1:00pm

When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka

In this lean and devastatingly evocative first novel, Julie Otsuka tells their story from five flawlessly realized points of view and conveys the exact emotional texture of their experience: the thin-walled barracks and barbed-wire fences, the omnipresent fear and loneliness, the unheralded feats of heroism. When the Emperor Was Divine is a work of enormous power that makes a shameful episode of our history as immediate as today's headlines.


 

Books: 
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$13.95
ISBN: 9780385721813
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - October 14th, 2003

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