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Winter Weekend

Nostromo

March 8, 2019 | 5:00pm | Bowdoin College

Prepare for a journey into a revolutionary past

Sulaco, port city of the fictional South American state of Costaguana, is our setting. Silver mine owner Charles Gould asks Nostromo, head longshoreman and local hero, to move his silver away from Sulaco before a military invasion swallows it.

It’s is a tale of idealism, political revolutions, and corruption. And it’s the book for Winter Weekend 2019Nostromo by Joseph Conrad.

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Winter Weekend
 is an evening and a day of stimulating conversations around a book. Scholars present their expertise, delving into history, literature, politics, and more. They build bridges between themes, times, places, and people. Winter Weekend