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Author Prabasi, Sarina, author.

Title The coffeehouse resistance : brewing hope in desperate times / Sarina Prabasi.

Publication Info. Brattleboro, Vermont : Green Writers Press, [2019]
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  304.873 PRA    AVAILABLE
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Description xiii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction -- Beginnings -- Addis Ababa -- New York -- Becoiming American -- Shadows -- Coffeehouse Resistance -- Post Note
Summary "Part coming-to-America story, part lyrical memoir, and yet another part activist's call to action, The Coffeehouse Resistance: Brewing Hope in Desperate Times is timely, funny, and poignant. Writing as a mother, immigrant, new American, coffeehouse owner, and international nonprofit leader, Prabasi's story weaves between Nepal, Ethiopia, and the United States. When Prabasi and her husband move from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to New York City with their young daughter in 2011, they start a thriving coffee business, grow their family, and are living their American Dream. After the 2016 election, they are suddenly unsure about their new home. Reclaiming the tradition of coffee houses throughout history, their coffeehouses become a hub for local organizing and action. Moving from despair to hope, this story is ultimately about building community, claiming home, and fighting for our dreams." - back cover
Subject Prabasi, Sarina.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
Coffeehouses -- United States.
Protest movements -- United States -- 21st century.
Political participation -- United States -- 21st century.
ISBN 9781732854031 (paperback)
1732854033 (paperback)
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