Read BIPOC Book Club: There, There by Tommy Orange

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Registration for this event will close on February 22, 2022 @ 5:00pm.
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Physical copies of the book are available (while supplies last) at Cloverdale Regional Library Call 707-894-5271 to have a copy held for you, either at Cloverdale or sent to your local library for pickup.

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Here's a preview of February's title, There, There by Tommy Orange

Tommy Orange's wondrous and shattering novel follows twelve characters from Native communities: all traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow, all connected to one another in ways they may not yet realize. Among them is Jacquie Red Feather, newly sober and trying to make it back to the family she left behind. Dene Oxendene, pulling his life together after his uncle's death and working at the powwow to honor his memory. Fourteen-year-old Orvil, coming to perform traditional dance for the very first time. Together, this chorus of voices tells of the plight of the urban Native American--grappling with a complex and painful history, with an inheritance of beauty and spirituality, with communion and sacrifice and heroism. Hailed as an instant classic, There There is at once poignant and unflinching, utterly contemporary and truly unforgettable.

For more information, please visit: https://sonomalibrary.org/bipocbookgroup 

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