Presidio Book Club - "When the Emperor Was Divine"

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The traditional book club has been reimagined as an inclusive public program that anyone can take part in, whether or not they’ve read the book. Enjoy contextualizing remarks by Presidio Trust historian, Dr. Barbara Berglund Sokolov, and then participate in or just listen to the facilitated discussion of both the book and the general topic that follows. Think of this as part book club, part graduate seminar, part Parisian salon.
All titles are available for purchase at the Presidio Visitor Center.
Saturday, April 28, 1 to 3pm
Julie Otsuka, When the Emperor Was Divine (Anchor Books, 2003)
Explore the impact of Japanese American incarceration during World War II from the different perspectives of the members of one family from Berkeley, California in this powerful historical novel.
This event is free but due to space constraints registration is required. Please complete the registration process below. Please note that registering does not guarantee admission. Registered guests will be offered priority admission that will be honored until 15 minutes before the start of the event.
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