Dunlap Book Club

Title:

6:15pm-DB-Dunlap Book Club: GRANDMA GATEWOODS WALK: THE INSPIRING STORY OF THE WOMAN WHO SAVED THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL by Ben Montgomery

Location:

Dunlap Branch

Date:

8/6/2018

Time:

6:15

In 1955, at age 67, Grandma Gatewood left her small Ohio town and set off to walk the Appalachian Trail. The author alternates between Gatewoods time on the trail and her earlier years of raising eleven children and being married to an abusive husband.

Title:

6:15pm-DB-Dunlap Book Club:THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead

Location:

Dunlap Branch

Date:

9/10/2018

Time:

6:15

Brutal, honest, and sometimes painful to read, Whitehead tells a story that reveals the complexities of what the British called Americas peculiar institution. The book is a study of human nature and why we are simultaneously capable of great cruelty and great compassion.

Title:

6:15 pm-DB-Dunlap Book Club: THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead

Location:

Dunlap Branch

Date:

9/10/2018

Time:

6:15

Brutal, honest, and sometimes painful to read, Whitehead tells a story that reveals the complexities of what the British called America\’s \”peculiar institution.\” The book is a study of human nature and why we are simultaneously capable of great cruelty and great compassion.

Title:

6:15 pm-DB-Dunlap Book Club: ELEANOR AND HICK: THE LOVE AFFAIR THAT SHAPED A FIRST LADY by Susan Quinn

Location:

Dunlap Branch

Date:

10/8/2018

Time:

6:15

Quinn tells the story of the warm and intimate relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hick- a love that transformed both women\’s lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of America\’s most tumultuous periods in American history.

Title:

6:15 pm-DB-Dunlap Book Club: ELEANOR ANd HICK: THE LOVE AFFAIR THAT SHAPED A FIRST LADY by Susan Quinn

Location:

Dunlap Branch

Date:

10/8/2018

Time:

6:15

Quinn tells the story of the warm and intimate relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hick- a love that transformed both women\’s lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of America\’s most tumultuous periods in American history.

Title:

6:15 pm-DB-Dunlap Book Club: AUDREY HEPBURN: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT
by Diana Maychick

Location:

Dunlap Branch

Date:

11/5/2018

Time:

6:15

This book not only celebrates Hepburn\’s fabled rise to beloved film star, it gives a candid look at her painful childhood, her father\’s blatant Nazi sympathies, the extreme deprivation suffered in WWII, and her work in the Resistance Movement. Later in her life we learn of her tireless efforts to raise the world\’s consciousness on behalf of starving children around the world.

Title:

6:15 pm-DB-Dunlap Book Club:THE SWEETNESS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PIE by Alan Bradley

Location:

Dunlap Branch

Date:

11/5/2018

Time:

6:15

It is the summer of 1950- and at the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, Young Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a passion for poison, is intrigued by a series of inexplicable events: a dead bird is found on the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, hours later, Flavia finds a man lying in the cucumber patch and watches him as he takes his dying breath.

Title:

6:15 pm-DB-Dunlap Book Club: HUMBUG: THE UNWINDING OF EBENEZER SCROOGE by Tony Bertauski

Location:

Dunlap Branch

Date:

12/3/2018

Time:

6:15

Jacob Marley is dead. His business partner, Eb Scrooge, is left to run Avocado, Inc., an innovative technology business on his own. An introverted shut-in locked away in a Colorado mansion, he changes the company\’s mission statement. Only his servant droids keep him company; until the gifts arrive. Each Christmas, a messenger forces Eb to look at his life in hopes he will change. But change does not happen in a single night.

Title:

6:15 pm- DB-Dunlap Book Club: HUMBUG: THE UNWINDING OF EBENEZER SCROOGE by Tony Bertauski

Location:

Dunlap Branch

Date:

12/3/2018

Time:

6:15

Jacob Marley is dead. His business partner, Eb Scrooge, is left to run Avocado, Inc., an innovative technology business on his own. An introverted shut-in locked away in a Colorado mansion, he changes the companys mission statement. Only his servant droids keep him company. Until the gifts arrive. Each Christmas, a messenger forces Eb to look at his life in hopes he will change. But change does not happen in a single night.

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