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DN Young Professionals' Book Club

Saturday, September 23, 2023 8 Tishrei 5784

12:30 PM - 2:45 PM74th St between Columbus/Amsterdam

DNYP Book Club Lunch

Join the DNYP book club for a lunchtime discussion of

How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water by Angie Cruz

Will take place on 74th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues.
Lunch will be potluck; Address and potluck sign up will be sent after registration. 

Space is limited.

About the book:
Cara Romero thought she would work at the factory of little lamps for the rest of her life. But when, in her mid-50s, she loses her job in the Great Recession, she is forced back into the job market for the first time in decades. Set up with a job counselor, Cara instead begins to narrate the story of her life. Over the course of twelve sessions, Cara recounts her tempestuous love affairs, her alternately biting and loving relationships with her neighbor Lulu and her sister Angela, her struggles with debt, gentrification and loss, and, eventually, what really happened between her and her estranged son, Fernando. As Cara confronts her darkest secrets and regrets, we see a woman buffeted by life but still full of fight.

Structurally inventive and emotionally kaleidoscopic, How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water is Angie Cruz’s most ambitious and moving novel yet, and Cara is a heroine for the ages. (Amazon)

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