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The Ladies of Managua, by Eleni Gage

Tue, January 31, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm





 

A book club dedicated to global social justice. In partnership with the American Jewish World Service.



The Ladies of Managua, by Eleni Gage

 

About The Ladies of Managua

Lushly evocative of Nicaragua and its tumultuous history and vibrant present, The Ladies of Managua charts the lives of three generations of magnetic women wrestling with the demons of their country’s revolutionary past and their hopes and dreams for the future. When Maria, her mother and grandmother come together to bury the patriarch who anchored their family, they are forced to confront their complicated, passionate relationships with each other and with their country.

About Books Beyond Borders

Five times a year we will meet to discuss fiction and non-fiction works that relate to AJWS’s mission to promote human rights and end poverty in the developing world. Each book will inspire a rich discussion about current events and global justice issues and provide a vivid backdrop to deepen your understanding of AJWS’s work.

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