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Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

  • 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
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    In evocative, immediate descriptions, Hillenbrand unfurls the story of Louie Zamperini--a juvenile delinquent-turned-Olympic runner-turned-Army hero. During a routine search mission over the Pacific, Louie’s plane crashed into the ocean, and what happened to him over the next three years of his life is a story that will keep you glued to the pages, eagerly awaiting the next turn in the story and fearing it at the same time. --Amazon

    Join us for a discussion of this remarkable story of human endurance and spirit.  Copies of the book are available at the library.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm

  • 06:30 PM - 07:45 PM

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    Etched against the background of a dying rural society, Tess of the d'Urbervilles was Thomas Hardy's 'bestseller,' and Tess Durbeyfield remains his most striking and tragic heroine. Of all the characters he created, she meant the most to him. Hopelessly torn between two men—Alec d'Urberville, a wealthy, dissolute young man who seduces her in a lonely wood, and Angel Clare, her provincial, moralistic, and unforgiving husband—Tess escapes from her vise of passion through a horrible, desperate act.

    Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) is one of the few writers to succeed as both a major novelist and a poet. He is the author of The Return of the Native, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, and Jude the Obscure. Several of his novels have been made into films, notably Far from the Madding Crowd (Schlesinger, 1967) and Tess (Polanski, 1979).                                                   (amazon.com) 


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Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 11:15am - 12:45pm

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:15pm

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:45pm

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:00am

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 11:15am - 12:45pm