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Lori Rader-Day signs and discusses “The Black Hour”

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Date(s) - 08/11/2014
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Left Bank Books - CWE

For Chicago sociology professor Amelia Emmet, violence was a research topic — until a student she’d never met shot her. Now he’s dead and she’s back on campus, trying to keep up with her class schedule, a growing problem with painkillers, and a question she can’t let go: Why? Enter Nathaniel Barber, a graduate student obsessed with Chicago’s violent history. Assigned as Amelia’s teaching assistant, he’s hoping she’ll approve his dissertation topic: the student attack on Amelia Emmet.