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Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, The Underground Railroad is a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South.
Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhoodwhere even greater pain awaits.When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape.Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted...
In Whiteheads ingenious conception, the Underground Railroad is no mere metaphorengineers and conductors operate a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil.
Please note that we collect a $1 donation at each meeting, to offset the cost of using the Meetup Web site.How to find us:We meet in the center of the store, where the electronics display is located.