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June DPL Graphic Novel Book Club ZOOM Event

June 9, 2020

This month our group will be meeting online! Register to receive the Zoom link.

Book: The American Dream? A Journey on Route 66...the Perfect Breakfast Burrito by Shing Yin Kor

As a child growing up in Malaysia, Shing Yin Khor had two very different ideas of what "America" meant. The first looked a lot like Hollywood, full of beautiful people, sunlight, and freeways. The second looked more like The Grapes of Wrath―a nightmare landscape filled with impoverished people, broken-down cars, barren landscapes, and broken dreams. This book chronicles Shing's solo journey (small adventure-dog included) along the iconic Route 66, beginning in Santa Monica and ending up Chicago. What begins as a road trip ends up as something more like a pilgrimage in search of an American landscape that seems forever shifting and forever out of place.

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