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Brown Bag Talking Book Discussion

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Brown Bag Talking Book Discussion

The group discusses two audiobooks each month. Listen to both, one, or none. Everyone is welcome. Please call the library to reserve a copy for yourself.

This month’s books are:

A well-behaved woman: a novel of the Vanderbilts DB93792

Fowler, Therese. 14 hours, 21 minutes. Historical Fiction. After her family is left destitute by the Civil War, Alva Smith marries into the wealthy, but socially shunned, Vanderbilt family. Old-money New York society refuses to welcome her, but Alva uses her intelligence and will to win acknowledgement and respect. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2018.

The radium girls: the dark story of America’s shining women DB89743

Moore, Kate, (Writer and editor)  15 hours, 54 minutes. Social Sciences.  Chronicle of the women employed during World War I as watch dial painters–requiring the use and ingestion of radium-laced paint–and their legal fight for compensation. Discusses the often gruesome physical deformities and pain the women experienced and their determination to receive justice. Unrated. Commercial audiobook. 2016.

VIA PHONE CALL ONLY: Call 712-775-7031 Access Code: 965803

Details

Date:
September 9
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Venue

Taylor Community Library
12303 Pardee Road
Taylor, MI 48180 United States
Phone:
734-287-4840
Website:
http://taylor.lib.mi.us

Organizer

Stephanie Herm
Phone:
734-287-4840
Email:
sherm@ci.taylor.mi.us

Our building is currently closed to the public. Curbside pickup & home delivery is available. Computer lab available by appointment only.