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Must-Read Nonfiction Discussion

Event Type: Adults
Date: 11/15/2021
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 [Online] Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. Beyond race, class, and other factors, there is a powerful caste system that influences peopleís lives and behavior and the nationís fate. Linking the caste systems of America, India, and Nazi Germany, Wilkerson explores eight pillars that underlie caste systems across civilizations, including divine will, bloodlines, stigma, and more. Wilkerson points to ways America can move beyond the artificial and destructive separations of humans, toward hope in our common humanity.

Get the book or audiobook on cloudLibrary, Libby/OverDrive, or check out a copy from the library (Vernon Area Library card required).

Interlibrary loan copies of the book are available to Vernon Area Public Library cardholders (while supplies last); registration required.

Register below. Email address required; you will receive an invitation with instructions on how to log in to the online discussion.

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   Vernon Area Public Library
Location: Internet
Contact: Adult Desk
Contact Number: 224-543-1485
Presenter: Jessica
Status: Closed
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