2013 One Book, One Community

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Featuring Daniel Black
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Located in Friends Auditorium

For more information, including the discussion questions for Perfect Peace, click here to download the brochure.

Daniel Omotosho Black is the author of four novels, including Perfect Peace, which is a story of gender identity, self-esteem, personal longing, and family dysfunction.  As our 2013 One Book, One Community reading initiative selection, we encourage the community to read and discuss Perfect Peace and join us for the presentation by Daniel Omotosho Black on May 4, 2013.

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The Detroit Public Library has made it easy for individuals or groups to host a book club and read Daniel Black’s Perfect Peace.  We now offer Book Club in a Bag, which consists of multiple copies of the book, a list of discussion questions, and other support material such as published reviews and author biographies.  All of this comes prepackaged in a sturdy zippered bag, making transportation of the material easy and convenient.

To get your kit, register your book club or group for a special library card that will allow a kit to be checked out for eight weeks.   For more information, visit the reference desk at the  library or call 313-481-1400.


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Saturday, April 13, 11:00 a.m. - Noon
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Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
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Parkman Branch Library
Saturday, May 11, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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One Book, One Community Sponsored in part by:

Detroit Public Library Friends Foundation

The Girl Friends, incorporated - Detroit Chapter

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