November 22, 2014 | sobczakd
November 16, 2014 | sobczakd
October 16, 2014 | sobczakd
Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, November 17 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss:
The kitchen house by Kathleen Grissom. After seven-year-old Lavinia is orphaned on the journey from Ireland to the United States, she begins work in the kitchen house of a tobacco plantation and bonds with the slaves who become her adopted family, but when Lavinia is accepted into the big house, her loyalties are challenged.
September 14, 2014 | sobczakd
August 24, 2014 | sobczakd
Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion Group on Monday, September 15 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss:
The whip: a novel by Karen Kondazian — Based on the true story of a woman, Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man in the old west. As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love with a runaway slave and had his child. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track the killer of her daughter.