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Join Us for the Glass Castle

November 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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UNC staff are invited to join the Employee Forum book club on November 30, 2017 from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. at Bulls Head Book Shop. We will discuss the book The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. The book can be purchased at a special discount online or in the store at Bulls Head Book Shop.

Lunch will be provided with registration at http://tinyurl.com/y9wemnyq

Please email employeeforum@unc.edu if you have special dietary concerns.

From Barnes & Noble:

The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family.

The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered.

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Date:
November 30
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Organizer

Matt Banks

Venue

Bulls Head Book Shop
Chapel Hill, NC + Google Map

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