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Book Discussion

The Book Discussion book this month
When Sep 28, 2017
from 07:30 PM to 08:30 PM
Where Winterset Public Library Meeting Room
Contact Phone 462-1731
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Stiff: the Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach for Sep. 28, 7:30pm at the Library


"For two thousand years, cadavers - some willingly, some unwittingly - have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings.  They helped test France's first guillotines, answering the question, "Is the severed head aware of its circumstances, however momentarily?"  They helped evaluate the army's new rifles in 1904, standing as targets before researchers' guns.  They've ridden the NASA Space Shuttle, and helped solve the mystery of TWA Flight 800.  In this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the good deeds of cadavers over the centuries." - from the Publisher

Leadership for the book discussion will be provided by Rebecca Bock, WHS teacher-librarian.

Please, join the discussion.  It is held in the Library meeting room.  If you need a copy of the book, stop by the Library and check one out!  The book discussion is free and open to the public.

Future book discussion titles include:

Oct. 26: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Nov. 30: A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie

Dec. 28:  A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

 




 

 

 

 

 


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