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Freedom Readers Book Club July Meeting

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Date(s) - 07/22/2019
5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Branches Books & Gifts


Please join us on Monday, July 22nd at 5:30 PM for the Freedom Readers Book Club meeting. The July selection is Crazy Brave: A Memoir by Joy Harjo.

This book club is open to the public and will concentrate on fiction and non-fiction titles based around political or current cultural themes. We invite healthy debate and discussion! Topics & opinions discussed do not necessarily reflect Branches Books & Gifts employees viewpoints. Please call (559) 641-2019 or email for more information.

“Insightful…Brings one of our finest―and most complicated―poets into view…Raw and honest.” ―Los Angeles Review of Books

In this transcendent memoir, grounded in tribal myth and ancestry, music and poetry, Joy Harjo details her journey to becoming a poet. Born in Oklahoma, the end place of the Trail of Tears, Harjo grew up learning to dodge an abusive stepfather by finding shelter in her imagination, a deep spiritual life, and connection with the natural world. Narrating the complexities of betrayal and love, Crazy Brave is a haunting, visionary memoir about family and the breaking apart necessary in finding a voice.

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