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Book Club   

ONLINE: A Zoom invitation link will be sent one day before each class session begins.

Using prepared questions and our own observations, the discussion each month will explore a book from current best-seller lists. Please read Goodnight Irene before the first class. The facilitators will send a list of discussion questions for each book to all registrants prior to each Book Club session.

Selected books for the Spring 2024 term are:

                          April      Goodnight Irene by Luis Alberto Urrea
                                        Historical Fiction Published in 2023, 407 pages
                                        World War II chronicle of women's heroic frontline service in the Red Cross.

                         May       The Library at the Edge of the World by Felicity Hayes-McCoy
                                       Fiction Published in 2017, 368 pages
                                       Tale of a mobile-library van running between the villages of Ireland's west coast.

                         June     Come Fly the World by Julia Cooke
                                       Biography Published in 2020, 288 pages
                                       Life of five Pan Am stewardesses during the Vietnam war.

Kathleen and William Hillegas are long-time members of both Elderwise and the Book Club. Both are avid readers, and look forward to a lively exchange of ideas, opinions, and interpretations.





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