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Women's Museum of California

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Read Like A Girl - WMC Book Club

Read Like A Girl - WMC Book Club

Events

Event Date:
Friday, March 16 2018
Time:
5:30PM

What is the event about?

Read Like A Girl - WMC Book Club is a book club created by the Women's Museum of California in San Diego, CA. The club reads one feminist book each month.

Discussion meetings take place every 3rd Friday at 5:30 PM at the Women's Museum of California.

The book for March is The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Set in the deep American South between the wars, it is the tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation. Raped repeatedly by the man she calls 'father', she has two children taken away from her, is separated from her beloved sister Nettie and is trapped into an ugly marriage. But then she meets the glamorous Shug Avery, singer and magic-maker - a woman who has taken charge of her own destiny. Gradually, Celie discovers the power and joy of her own spirit, freeing her from her past and reuniting her with those she loves.

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