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April 2019

Morning Book Club

April 30 @ 10:00 - 12:00
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This month’s book is The Leavers by Lisa Ko. From Goodreads: “Set in New York and China, The Leavers is a vivid and moving examination of borders and belonging. It’s the story of how one boy comes into his own when everything he’s loved has been taken away--and how a mother learns to live with the mistakes of her past. This powerful debut is the winner of the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for fiction, awarded by Barbara Kingsolver for a novel that addresses issues…

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June 2019

Morning Book Club

June 18 @ 10:00 - 12:00
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This month’s book is The Radium Girls by Kate Moore From Goodreads: “The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark danger. The Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element shines bright in the otherwise dark years of the First World War....Written with a sparkling voice and breakneck pace, The Radium Girls fully…

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August 2019

Morning Book Club

August 27 @ 10:00 - 12:00
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This month’s book is Sing Unburied Sing  by  Jesmyn Ward From Goodreads: “Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award–winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle, Sing, Unburied, Sing journeys through Mississippi’s past and present, examining the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power—and limitations—of family bonds.” Please bring a drink or snack…

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October 2019

Morning Book Club

October 22 @ 10:00 - 12:00
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This month’s book is  Zeitoun by Dave Eggers From Goodreads: “The true story of one family, caught between America’s two biggest policy disasters: the war on terror and the response to Hurricane Katrina.  Abdulrahman and Kathy Zeitoun run a house-painting business in New Orleans. In August of 2005, as Hurricane Katrina approaches, Kathy evacuates with their four young children, leaving Zeitoun to watch over the business. In the days following the storm he travels the city by canoe, feeding abandoned…

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