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Nancy’s Book Group to Discuss “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichieat the JCCMW

Start Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Nancy’s Book Group, led by Nancy Zachary, will discuss “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 1 p.m. With the Olmsted Road building undergoing a major renovation, the session will be held at the Mid-Westchester JCC, 999 Wilmot Road. Registration is required by calling 914-722-1302.

Americanah” is one of the 100 books on the PBS Great American Read list. Attendees will have the opportunity to share their experiences with any of the books during the discussion. The winner of the Great American Read will be announced on Oct. 23 and the winner will be discussed at the group’s January meeting.

“Americanah” is the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and the UK, raising universal questions of race and belonging, the overseas experience for the African diaspora, and the search for identity and a home.

The group will meet again on Wednesday, Nov. 14, to discuss “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith.

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