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Book Discussion Group

The Charlotte “Charlie” Alexander
Book Discussion Group

  • Wednesday mornings @ 9:15 – 11:00am
  • Friends Room at the Newport Beach Central Library
  • Doors open at 9:00 am; no reserved seating
  • Sessions are free; reservations not required
  • Authors are not present unless noted
  • If you have not finished or read the book, come anyway!
  • Information: nbplfoundation.org

 

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May 8, 2019
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation. Her mother, to whom she hasn't spoken for many years, comes to see her. Gentle gossip about people from Lucy's childhood in Amgash, Illinois, seems to reconnect them, but just below the surface lie the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of Lucy's life: her escape from her troubled family, her desire to become a writer, her marriage, her love for her two daughters.

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