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An American Dream


What would you sacrifice to achieve the American Dream? Explore the love, loss and inner strength that people undergo to find their happiness. Assistive listening devices available.


Panelists
Tayari Jones

Tayari Jones a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, she has also been a recipient of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, Lifetime Achievement Award in Fine Arts from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, United States Artist Fellowship, NEA Fellowship and Radcliffe Institute Bunting Fellowship....

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Stephanie Powell Watts

Stephanie Powell Watts has won a number of major prizes, including the Southern Women's Writers Award for Emerging authors. Her latest work is "No One Is Coming to Save Us," is a "Great Gatsby" done Southern; featuring a contemporary black family in a declining North Carolina town....

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Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2014 National Book Award winner for her award-winning memoir "Brown Girl Dreaming," which was also a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, a Newbery Honor Award, the NAACP Image Award and the Sibert Honor Award....

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Books:
No One is Coming to Save Us
Stephanie Powell Watts
Fiction / Literature
Harper Collins
November 2011
ISBN 9780062472991
$16.99, INSTOCK
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Another Brooklyn
Jacqueline Woodson
Children / Teens
Amistad
May 2017
ISBN 9780062359995
Paperback, 192 pages
$14.99, INSTORE
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A Finalist for the 2016 National Book Award New York Times Bestseller The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and National Book Award–winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming delivers her first adult novel in twenty years. More/less

An American Marriage
Tayari Jones
Fiction
Algonquin Books
February 2018
ISBN 9781616201340
336 pages
$26.95, NYP
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"You can never unlove someone. Love makes a place in your body, throbbing right alongside your heart. More/less

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