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Fiction in the Fresh Air Book Club: "American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins

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Fiction in the Fresh Air Book Club: "American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins

Adults

This summer, our Stratford Branch will host its monthly book club discussion outdoors, with plenty of room in the green space outside of the library for patrons to spread out and enjoy some fresh air while talking about great books!

July's book is "American Dirt." Lydia Quixano Perez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable. When Lydia's husband's tell-all profile of the new cartel kingpin is published, none of their lives will ever be the same. Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves miles and worlds away from their comfortable middle-class existence.

We can provide metal chairs but patrons are welcome to bring their own lawn chair or blanket. No registration is required and new people are always welcome to join the discussion! The rain date is July 21 at 1 p.m. Call the Stratford Branch for more information.

  • Fiction in the Fresh Air Book Club: "American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins
    📅 Wed., 7/14/21, 12 p.m. CDT @ MCPL Stratford [Outside]

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This summer, our Stratford Branch will host its monthly book club discussion outdoors, with plenty of room in the green space outside of the library for patrons to spread out and enjoy some fresh air! 🖶

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