Stanley Reads

Dec 1, 2022

07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Stanley Museum of Art,

160 West Burlington Street, Iowa City, IA 52242

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Thursday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. - Lan Samantha Chang, director of the UI Iowa Writers Workshop, and Derek Nnuro will discuss how objects in the Homecoming exhibition connect to the themes presented in Chang’s novel The Family Chao.

Participants are encouraged to have completed the novel before the first meeting.

The Family Chao is a highly entertaining literary mystery that portrays a Chinese American family dealing with the death of their patriarch and the ensuing trial in the families small Wisconsin town. The Family Chao is available at Prairie Lights.

If you are not able to join our December 1 program in person, please join via Zoom webcast: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/93685669535

cover of a red book with the title "The Family Chao by Samantha Chang." There are green dollar bills and a white dog against the red background.

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