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The Seattle Public Library

Afternoon Book Group
Thursday, June 20, 2019, 2 – 3:15 p.m.
Afternoon Book Group
WhereMagnolia Branch
Room LocationJim Thixton and Carol Bennett Thixton Meeting Room
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryJoin us for a book group at the Magnolia Branch. Everyone is welcome. This month’s title is "A Sudden Country" by Karen Fisher.
Book DescriptionBased on actual events of the 1847 Oregon migration, this story follows two characters of remarkable complexity and strength in a journey of survival and redemption. James MacLaren is searching for the wife who deserted him and their children, who later die of smallpox. Lucy is a remarried widow and mother, reluctantly heading west.
View in Catalog"A Sudden Country" by Karen Fisher
Next Month's Title"The Witches" by Stacy Schiff
NotesThis group meets the third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m.
Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Pick up your copy of this month's book at this library location.
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Contact Phone206-386-4225
Contact InfoMagnolia Branch
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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