Tue
27

Brown Bag Book Club: Transatlantic

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Cost: Free and Open to All

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Trustee's Room (3rd Floor)

Tue, 2015-10-27 12:00 - 13:00

Transatlantic

Colum McCann, 2013                                         304 pages           

Three iconic Atlantic crossings are connected by a series of remarkable women whose personal stories are caught up in the swells of history. Spanning the onset of the Irish potato famine in 1845, the American Civil War and the more recent troubles in Northern Ireland, it is an epic and engrossing story of slavery, poverty, struggle and survival.     

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