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With special guest, author Jessica Mann. Join us as we draw back the lace curtain of 1950s suburbia - both here and across the Atlantic.

7 Jun 2013

Event times

3-5pm

Cost of entry

Free

The Exchange

Penzance
England, United Kingdom

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  • Buses stop in the centre of Penzance.
  • The Exchange is a five-minute walk from the train and bus stations

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The Wormery Reading Group at The Cafe, The Exchange Our objects of interest for this session will be: Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates: the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, young couple who are bored by the banalities of suburban life and long to be extraordinary. The 50s Mystique by Jessica Mann: Mann discusses the period's very different attitudes to sex, childbirth, motherhood and work.

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