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Date:
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Time:
2:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Categories:
Adults, Movies, Special Event

The Great American Read explores the power of books through the lens of America’s 100 best-loved novels as voted by the public.

Come join us as we highlight one of these novels with a book discussion and a film showing.

Get ready to read, vote, and share!

The Handmaid’s Tale (R) - rendered 99 per cent of the women in the U.S. infertile. The country is ruled by a fundamentalist Christian dictatorship, which has sequestered all fertile women to serve as breeders for sufficiently wealthy families. Offred is forced to become a handmaid for the cold Serena and her cruel husband, the commander. She is in love with the commander's chauffeur Nick and must find a way to bear a child before she is shipped off to the wastelands.

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