📖 September Book

posted Sep 11, 2018, 6:05 PM by Tri-Valley Community Library   [ updated Sep 11, 2018, 6:05 PM ]
Hello Book Club! 
Our next meeting will be Thursday, September 27th at 7:30pm.  
We will discuss  Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi.  Our October Book will be Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover - An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University...
Amanda will bring book suggestions and a snack.

Review of  Boy, Snow, Bird   from GoodReads.com:

BOY Novak turns twenty and decides to try for a brand-new life. Flax Hill, Massachusetts, isn’t exactly a welcoming town, but it does have the virtue of being the last stop on the bus route she took from New York. Flax Hill is also the hometown of Arturo Whitman –- craftsman, widower, and father of Snow. SNOW is mild-mannered, radiant and deeply cherished –- exactly the sort of little girl Boy never was, and Boy is utterly beguiled by her. If Snow displays a certain inscrutability at times, that’s simply a characteristic she shares with her father, harmless until Boy gives birth to Snow’s sister, Bird. When BIRD is born Boy is forced to re-evaluate the image Arturo’s family have presented to her, and Boy, Snow and Bird are broken apart. Sparkling with wit and vibrancy, Boy, Snow, Bird is a deeply moving novel about three women and the strange connection between them. It confirms Helen Oyeyemi’s place as one of the most original and dynamic literary voices of her generation.  

Hardcover, 308 pages
Published March 6th 2014 by Riverhead Books (first published August 27th 2013)
ISBN 1594631395 (ISBN13: 9781594631399)
Edition Language: English
Setting: Massachusetts (United States) 

Read On!

-Vanessa W. Stone

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