We'll meet at the library to discuss Sister, Mother, Husband, Dog by Delia Ephron.
Author and screenwriter, Delia Ephron, (Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Youve Got Mail, Michael, Hanging Up) explores the people and subjects nearest her heart in this poignant book of personal essays.
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We'll meet at the library to discuss A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout.
Growing up in a small town in Canada, Amanda Lindhout dreamed of exploring the world. After travelling from Venezuela to Afghanistan, Lindhout decided to pursue a career as a journalist. During a trip to Somalia, she and her photojournalist companion were kidnapped and held for 15 months by young Somali bandits. Suffering brutal treatment, Lindhout survived by imagining herself in a house in the sky. A powerful story of courage, forgiveness, and strength.
We'll meet at the library to discuss Pilgrim's Wilderness by Tom Kizzia.
In 2002, Papa Pilgrim Bobby Hale, his wife, and fourteen children journeyed from Texas to homestead in Alaska, resulting in a legal battle with the National Park Service. Though the family held on to local sympathy, journalist Tom Kizzia decided to dig deeper. Pilgrims Wilderness is his account of a modern pioneer familys journey and their disturbing secrets living on the fringes of American society.