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Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Nickel Boys (Canceled)

Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover AL

Jul 09 2020
Second Thursday Fiction Book Group: The Nickel Boys (Canceled)

Bring a friend and join us to discuss The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead. Our book groups are a fun way to delve deeper into your love of literature by sharing it with others! Refreshments included.

As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is “as good as anyone.” Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother, Elwood is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South of the early 1960s, one innocent mistake is enough to destroy the future. Elwood is sentenced to a juvenile reformatory

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  • Jul 9, 2020 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am (Thu)
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200 Municipal Drive, Hoover, AL 35216

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