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Hadassah Book Group

May 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

DATE-  May 6th
TIME- 7:30 PM
TITLE AND SYNOPSIS-LAKE SUCCESS by Gary Shteyngart.  Named one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review • NPR • The Washington Post • Library Journal.  Narcissistic, hilariously self-deluded, and divorced from the real world as most of us know it, hedge-fund manager Barry Cohen oversees $2.4 billion in assets. Deeply stressed by an SEC investigation and by his three-year-old son’s diagnosis of autism, he flees New York on a Greyhound bus in search of a simpler, more romantic life with his old college sweetheart. Meanwhile, his super-smart wife, Seema—a driven first-generation American who craved the picture-perfect life that comes with wealth—has her own demons to face. How these two flawed characters navigate the Shteyngartian chaos of their own making is at the heart of this piercing exploration of the 0.1 Percent, a poignant tale of familial longing and an unsentimental ode to what really makes America great.
HOST- Barbara Wilde
FACILITATOR-Hilary Silver

Details

Date:
May 6, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Ohavi Zedek Synagogue
188 North Prospect Street
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Phone:
(802) 864-0218

Organizer

Ohavi Zedek
Phone:
(802) 864-0218
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