Tue
24

Brown Bag Book Club: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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, 2018-04-24 12:00 - 13:00

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, 2016

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award

A suspenseful tale of escape and pursuit, this novel  combines  elements of fantasy and the counter-factual with an unflinching,  painfully truthful depiction of American slavery.

The Underground Railroad is at once a kinetic adventure tale of one woman’s ferocious will to escape the horrors of bondage and a shattering, powerful meditation on the history we all share.