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LWV of Wilmette and WPL Book Group (Virtual)

There Is Nothing for You Here by Fiona Hill

2022-03-23 11:00:00 2022-03-23 12:00:00 America/Chicago LWV of Wilmette and WPL Book Group (Virtual) This month, we will be discussing There Is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century by Fiona Hill. Wilmette Public Library - Zoom Adult/Teen

Wednesday, March 23
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-03-23 11:00:00 2022-03-23 12:00:00 America/Chicago LWV of Wilmette and WPL Book Group (Virtual) This month, we will be discussing There Is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century by Fiona Hill. Wilmette Public Library - Zoom Adult/Teen

Wilmette Public Library

Zoom Adult/Teen

This month, we will be discussing There Is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the Twenty-First Century by Fiona Hill.

Fiona Hill grew up in a world of terminal decay. The last of the local mines had closed, businesses were shuttering, and despair was etched in the faces around her. Her father urged her to get out of their blighted corner of northern England: “There is nothing for you here, pet,” he said. The coal-miner’s daughter managed to go further than he ever could have dreamed. She studied in Moscow and at Harvard, became an American citizen, and served three U.S. Presidents. But in the heartlands of both Russia and the United States, she saw troubling reflections of her hometown and similar populist impulses. By the time she offered her brave testimony in the first impeachment inquiry of President Trump, Hill knew that the desperation of forgotten people was driving American politics over the brink—and that we were running out of time to save ourselves from Russia’s fate. In this powerful, deeply personal account, she shares what she has learned, and shows why expanding opportunity is the only long-term hope for our democracy. (From the publisher)

Find a copy of the book here. Ebook and eaudiobook copies are available through Digital Library of Illinois or the Libby app.

Registration will close two hours before the program begins and registrants will receive a link to join shortly thereafter.

Please email community@wilmettelibrary.info with any questions about how to access the program via Zoom.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | Book Group |

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Wilmette Public Library

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