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Susan Straight: In the Country of Women

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Susan Straigh In the Country of Women

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Litquake & MoAD present | Susan Straight: In the Country of Women

Susan Straight, a self-proclaimed book nerd, and Dwayne Sims, an African American basketball player, started dating in high school. After marriage, at driveway barbecues and fish fries with the large, close-knit Sims family, Straight (and eventually her three daughters) heard the stories of Dwayne’s female ancestors. Some women escaped violence in post-slavery Tennessee, some escaped murder in Jim Crow Mississippi, and some fled abusive men. Her new memoir In the Country of Women is a valuable social history and a personal narrative that reads like a love song to America and indomitable women. In conversation with Julie Lythcott-Haims.

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Date:
October 13, 2019
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$-0
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Website:
http://bit.ly/2kFdCVY

Venue

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)
Phone:
415.358.7200
685 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
Website:
http://moadsf.org

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