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Books in the Afternoon: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

Thursday, June 19, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for lively discussions of contemporary fiction. This month's selection is A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra - Set primarily in rural Chechnya during the region's war with Russia, an eight-year-old girl witnesses her father's abduction by Russian soldiers. Swearing to protect the girl, local doctor Akhmed brings her to a crumbling hospital, run by a hardened but dedicated surgeon, for safety.
Discussions will be held in the Large Print Room on the First Floor from 1-2 PM, and again from 6-7 PM.

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Event fee: Free
First Floor
4400 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213