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Burke Book Club

"The House of Broken Angels" by Luis Alberto Urrea

2023-09-20 15:30:00 2023-09-20 17:00:00 America/New_York Burke Book Club Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining us for a discussion of Urrea's novel. Virtual -

Wednesday, September 20
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-09-20 15:30:00 2023-09-20 17:00:00 America/New_York Burke Book Club Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining us for a discussion of Urrea's novel. Virtual -

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining us for a discussion of Urrea's novel.

The House of Broken Angels is a sprawling and epic family saga helmed by patriarch Big Angel. The novel gathers together the entire De La Cruz clan, as they meet for the final birthday party Big Angel is throwing for himself, at home in San Diego, as he nears the end of his struggle with cancer and reflects on his long and full life.

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Burke Book Club meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 3:30 PM to 5 PM.  It is a monthly book discussion group through the Burke Branch Library. Please note that this month's discussion will be held on the fourth Wednesday of June. 

This program will take place by Zoom and registration is required. After registering, you will be emailed the link to join this Zoom meeting. If you have questions about the program or need help with set up, please contact Caroline at cpak@alexlibraryva.org.

Virtual


Hours
Mon, Jun 10 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 9:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 9:00AM to 5:00PM

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