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When: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
5:30 pm
Where: Emerald Loop
216 N. Wabash
Chicago, Illinois 
United States
Contact: Deb Hypke

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Join CFE members for a Book Club event in the city.  The book to be discussed this month is Milkman, a novel by Anna Burns.  

About the book: In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her struggle, and rumors start to swell, middle sister becomes 'interesting'. The last thing she ever wanted to be. To be interesting is to be noticed and to be noticed is dangerous.

Milkman is a tale of gossip and hearsay, silence and deliberate deafness. It is the story of inaction with enormous consequences.



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