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Date:
May 13, 2021
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Time Details:
We will meet via the Zoom platform. Please RSVP using the form below or call 781-786-6165 and a link to the meeting will be sent to you close to the meeting date. Hard copy books, audio & electronic book copies will be available beginning about a month before the meeting.
Location:
Zoom
Address:
Weston, MA 02493
Contact:
781-786-6165
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Weston Public Library Non Fiction Book Discussion Group. Caste: the origin of our discontents by Isabel Wilkerson

Thursday, May 13, 2021

"An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far."--Dwight Garner, NYT The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings. . . Beautifully written, original, and revealing, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents is an eye-opening story of people and history, and a reexamination of what lies under the surface of ordinary lives and of American life today. -- Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service