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Lincoln in the Bardo
by George Saunders

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

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Lincoln's son, Willie, is sick upstairs in the White House. Despite an optimistic prognosis, tragedy strikes. Lincoln begins a series of visits to the crypt to hold the body of his eleven-year-old son. Based on reports from February 1862, George Saunders work of historical fiction focuses on the bardo--a transitional state in the Tibetan tradition.

This is the second of two meetings on this work. World Literature meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month (excluding holidays). All MI members are welcome to drop in to these meetings.

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