You are here: Home / Archive / 2018 / July / Book Discussion -

Book Discussion -

The Book Discussion book this month
When Jul 26, 2018
from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Winterset Public Library Meeting Room
Contact Phone 462-1731
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

 

The Residence



 




 

The Residence by Kate Andersen Brower, July 26, 7:00 pm


"America’s First Families are unknowable in many ways. No one has insight into their true character like the people who serve their meals and make their beds every day. Full of stories and details by turns dramatic, humorous, and heartwarming, The Residence reveals daily life in the White House as it is really lived through the voices of the maids, butlers, cooks, florists, doormen, engineers, and others who tend to the needs of the President and First Family.  

These dedicated professionals maintain the six-floor mansion’s 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, three elevators, and eight staircases, and prepare everything from hors d’oeuvres for intimate gatherings to meals served at elaborate state dinners. Over the course of the day, they gather in the lower level’s basement kitchen to share stories, trade secrets, forge lifelong friendships, and sometimes even fall in love.  --from Amazon.

We have extra copies of this book available at the library.  Stop in and check out a copy 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:

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



 




 

 

 

 

 


Filed under: