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DC Reads 2018 Book Club and Duende District: “The Refugees”
May 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFREE
The Refugees is DC Public Library’s DC Reads 2018 title.
From a young Vietnamese refugee who suffers profound culture shock when he comes to live with two gay men in San Francisco, to a woman whose husband is suffering from dementia and starts to confuse her for a former lover, to a girl living in Ho Chi Minh City whose older half-sister comes back from America having seemingly accomplished everything she never will, the stories are a captivating testament to the dreams and hardships of immigration.