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Image result for milkman anna burns Come in and discuss with us the Booker Prize winner Milkman by Anna Burns

"Everything about this novel rings true. . . . Original, funny, disarmingly oblique and unique."--The Guardian

In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons. She reads while walking, for one. And she has been taking French night classes downtown. So when a local paramilitary known as the milkman begins pursuing her, she suddenly becomes “interesting,” the last thing she ever wanted to be. Despite middle sister’s attempts to avoid him―and to keep her mother from finding out about her maybe-boyfriend―rumors spread and the threat of violence lingers. Milkman is a story of the way inaction can have enormous repercussions, in a time when the wrong flag, wrong religion, or even a sunset can be subversive. Told with ferocious energy and sly, wicked humor, Milkman establishes Anna Burns as one of the most consequential voices of our day.



Event Date: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 7:00pm
715 Washington
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Milkman: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781644450000
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graywolf Press - December 4th, 2018

Milkman Cover Image
By Anna Burns, Brid Brennan (Narrated by)
ISBN: 9781974932054
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dreamscape Media - December 4th, 2018