Cronulla Library 3rd Monday Open Book Group
Start: Monday, 21 Oct 2019 at 2:00PM
Finish: Monday, 21 Oct 2019 at 3:30PM
Cost: Free. No booking required
Cronulla Central, Croydon Street, Cronulla
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Everyone is welcome at this open book group. Just turn up ready to share your thoughts. Each month a book is selected by the group to be read for the following meeting.
Next meeting's book: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Lenora Allbright is 13 when her father convinces her mother, Cora, to forgo their inauspicious existence in Seattle and move to Kaneq, AK. It's 1974, and the former Vietnam POW sees a better future away from the noise and nightmares that plague him. Having been left a homestead by a buddy who died in the war, Ernt is secure in his beliefs, but never was a family less prepared for the reality of Alaska, the long, cold winters and isolation. Locals want to help out, especially classmate Matthew Walker, who likes everything about Leni. Yet the harsh conditions bring out the worst in Ernt, whose paranoia takes over their lives and exacerbates what Leni sees as the toxic relationship between her parents. The Allbrights are as green as greenhorns can be, and even first love must endure unimaginable hardship and tragedy as the wilderness tries to claim more victims.
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The Fine Print
It is your responsibility to source a copy of the selected book.
If you do not wish to purchase a copy the library will have some copies for loan, however these are openly available to all library members (you may be able to reserve a copy). Alternatively, we may be able to source a copy from another library service via our Interlibrary Loans service. Standard charges apply for reserves and interlibrary loans.
Enquiries can be directed to Cronulla Library on
phone 9523 4980
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