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||Gerber/Hart in City 'One Book' Program
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Gerber/Hart Library is pleased to participate for the third time in the city's 'One Book, One Chicago' program. The library will host a discussion of The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.
O'Brien's novel is a powerful narrative about the conflicts faced by members of an Army infantry company during the Vietnam War. The book, published in 1990, was a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize.
Combat veterans from American Veterans For Equal Rights will be present.
Gerber/Hart Library is located at 1127 W. Granville in Edgewater, (773) 381-8030.
Gerber/Hart will also participate in the second 'Chicago Archives Week' with a program focusing on its archival holdings, Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. The program will instruct participants in how to prepare their papers for donation. Archives Curator Karen Sendziak will conduct the clinic with assistance from the organization's archives processing team.
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