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The Book Discussion book this month
When May 24, 2018
from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Winterset Public Library Meeting Room
Contact Phone 462-1731
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Underground railroad

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead May 24, 7:00pm at the Library

"Cora is a young slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. An outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is on the cusp of womanhood—where greater pain awaits. And so when Caesar, a slave who has recently arrived from Virginia, urges her to join him on the Underground Railroad, she seizes the opportunity and escapes with him. In Colson Whitehead's ingenious conception, the Underground Railroad is no mere metaphor: engineers and conductors operate a secret network of actual tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil. Cora embarks on a harrowing flight from one state to the next.  The Underground Railroad is both the gripping tale of one woman's will to escape the horrors of bondage—and a powerful meditation on the history we all share." -- from publisher.

Check out this novel (we have extra copies available at the library) and then join the group for an interesting evening!  New members are always welcome.  The discussion is held in the Library meeting room and is free and open to the public.

Future book discussion titles include:

June 28: The Widow by Fiona Barton

July 26: The Residence by Kate Andersen Brower

Aug. 23: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

Sept. 27:  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Oct. 25:  Before the Fall by Noah Hawley







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