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Tuesday Evening Book Discussion (LIVE)

"American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins

2021-04-13 19:00:00 2021-04-13 20:30:00 America/New_York Tuesday Evening Book Discussion (LIVE) As a continued precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this book discussion will be held on Zoom. Registration required. Instructions below. Westlake Porter Public Library

Tuesday, April 13
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-04-13 19:00:00 2021-04-13 20:30:00 America/New_York Tuesday Evening Book Discussion (LIVE) As a continued precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this book discussion will be held on Zoom. Registration required. Instructions below. Westlake Porter Public Library

Westlake Porter Public Library

Zoom Programming 1

As a continued precaution to prevent the spread of COVID-19, this book discussion will be held on Zoom. Registration required. Instructions below.

[This book club meets every second Tuesday of the month at 7 pm]

Join us online to discuss American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins:

"Lydia Quixano Pérez 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.

Even though she knows they’ll never sell, Lydia stocks some of her all-time favorite books in her store. And then one day a man enters the shop to browse and comes up to the register with a few books he would like to buy―two of them her favorites. Javier is erudite. He is charming. And, unbeknownst to Lydia, he is the jefe of the newest drug cartel that has gruesomely taken over the city. When Lydia’s husband’s tell-all profile of Javier 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. Instantly transformed into migrants, Lydia and Luca ride la bestia―trains that make their way north toward the United States, which is the only place Javier’s reach doesn’t extend. As they join the countless people trying to reach el norte, Lydia soon sees that everyone is running from something. But what exactly are they running to?"

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In order to participate, please REGISTER to get an invitation to the online book discussion on Zoom. You can join using a Desktop, Laptop, Mobile Phone, Tablet, or Chromebook. While it is not necessary to sign up for a free Zoom account, for best results we recommend DOWNLOADING Zoom Meeting Room Client (for desktops and laptops) or the Zoom Cloud Meetings App (from your phone or tablet app store) before our discussion. Downloading should take a few minutes. Participants without a computer, tablet or smartphone can join the discussion using a traditional phone.

Physical copies of the book will be available for participants to borrow at the Circulation Desk beginning March 10, 2021.

If you have any questions, please email: frances.brawner@westlakelibrary.org

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Books and Authors |

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Westlake Porter Public Library

Phone: (440) 871-2600
Fax: (440) 871-6969

Hours
Mon, Apr 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 16 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 17 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 18 1:00PM to 5:00PM
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Wed, Apr 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 16 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 17 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 18 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Westlake Porter Public Library is an independent public library serving the residents of the city of Westlake, western Cuyahoga County and eastern Lorain County. The library is located at 27333 Center Ridge Road in Westlake, Ohio. Anyone who lives, works, owns property, or goes to school in Ohio can register for a free library card.

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