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2016-2017 Common Read Handbook for an Unpredictable Life by Rosie Perez: Home

"Handbook for an Unpredictable Life is a profoundly moving exploration of human perseverance, the theme for this year’s Common Read.


2016-2017 Common Read

Handbook for an Unpredictable Life
by Rosie Perez

   Cover image for the Rosie Perez book as the common read for 2016-2017



Welcome to the Common Read Libguide,    We invite you to view the available resources at this site.  This Guide will help you to find books to check out, licensed articles and online resources.     It will also provide information about our Library, as well as upcoming events and activities. We are here to help you and are always ready to provide assistance online, by telephone or in person at the Reference Desk. You may contact me for help via the email or phone number on the right of the page.

The program is described on the Common Read Blackboard site:

"Queensborough faculty members and their students will read Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling (with Great Hair) in classes in the spring 2017 semester. They will be joined by classes from the CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP) and classes participating in College NOW in several local high schools. All students will participate in co-curricular activities."

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Please see the links below for the theme of perseverance: