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June 2022

DPL Book Club: The Namesake

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Arsenal Cider House, Arsenal Cider House
Pittsburgh, PA 15216 United States

June’s book is Jhumpa Lahiri’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Namesake.  The Namesake takes the Ganguli family from their tradition-bound life in Calcutta through their fraught transformation into Americans. On the heels of their arranged wedding, Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli settle together in Cambridge, Massachusetts. An engineer by training, Ashoke adapts far less warily than his wife, who resists all things American and pines for her family. When their son is born, the task of naming him betrays the vexed results of…

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