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Newcomb Alumnae Book Club - Houston, TX

Uptown Campus
5314 Mandell St, Houston, TX 77005-1829

The Newcomb Alumnae Book Club is meeting near you!
Hosted by Cheryl A. Verlander (NC '70).
Please RSVP to caverlander@gmail.com by September 28th.
Don't forget to check in to our Facebook event too!

Don’t miss this opportunity to join Newcomb alumnae in the Houston area and discuss Sing, Unburied, Sing, by two-time National Book Award winner and Tulane professor Jesmyn Ward.
Overview:
Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addicted mother, Leonie, on a farm on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Leonie is simultaneously tormented and comforted by visions of her dead brother, which only come to her when she’s high; Mam is dying of cancer; and quiet, steady Pop tries to run the household and teach Jojo how to be a man. When the white father of Leonie’s children is released from prison, she packs her kids and a friend into her car and sets out across the state for Parchman farm, the Mississippi State Penitentiary, on a journey rife with danger and promise.




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