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    Carolyn Forché | What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library

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    Tuesday, March 19th

    7:30PM - 8:30PM

    Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library

    $15 $7.50
    Where:
    1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    When:
    • Tuesday March 19th 2019, 7:30pm to 9:00pm
    “An unflinching witness and eloquent mourner” (The New Yorker), Carolyn Forché is the author of the poetry collections Blue Hour, The Angel of History, The Country Between Us, and Gathering the Tribes. For this body of work she has amassed an impressive list of honors, including fellowships from the Academy of American Poets and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Windham-Campbell Prize, and the Los Angeles Times Book Award. The Lannan Chair in Poetry at Georgetown University, Forché is also a respected translator, editor, and activist. What You Have Heard Is True tells the story of her journey with an enigmatic man into the chaos and horror of the Salvadoran Civil War.
    Wheelchair Accessible
    T-Coil Hearing Loop
    Assisted Listening Devices Available
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