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Book Beat- Button Man

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Button Man by Andrew Gross – Set between 1905 and 1935, this rags-to-riches tale like Dickens’s Great Expectations merged with The Godfather. Button Man traces the rise of a Jewish immigrant family at the dawn of the women’s garment business – including its collapse under the hammer of organized crime. It drawn in real-life crime figures, brother pitted against brother – and yet, like the story of so many of that generation who brought themselves up from nothing, is inspirational.

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Date:
October 2
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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