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Route 1 Reads

Con­nect­ing the 2,369 miles of U.S. Route 1 from Ft. Kent, Maine, to Key West, Flori­da, the Route 1 Reads ini­tia­tive is a part­ner­ship between 16 affil­i­ate Cen­ters for the Book to pro­mote books that illu­mi­nate impor­tant aspects of their states or com­mon­wealths for read­ers trav­el­ing this mean­der­ing high­way. The ini­tia­tive was launched at the 2015 Nation­al Book Fes­ti­val in Wash­ing­ton, D.C.

The 2022 theme is Lit­er­ary Fic­tion. Geor­gia’s choice is Gold Dig­gers by San­je­na Sathi­an. Learn more at Route1Reads​.org.

A mag­i­cal real­ist com­ing-of-age sto­ry, Gold Dig­gers skew­ers the mod­el minor­i­ty myth to tell a hilar­i­ous and mov­ing sto­ry about immi­grant iden­ti­ty, com­mu­ni­ty, and the under­side of ambition.

Route 1 Reads 2022: Georgia
Route 1 Reads 2022

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