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ONLINE ONLY: The Library Book Club at Sunriver

Wednesday, July 08, 2020
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location
Sunriver Library
Description
Discuss "The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson via Zoom. Join the discussion using the link below, with this link https://zoom.us/j/272320347 or Meeting ID 272 320 347.

From the publisher, "The folds of Troublesome Creek have to scrap for everything – everything except books, that is. Thanks to Roosevelt's Kentucky Pack Horse Library Project, Troublesome's got its very own traveling librarian, Cussy Mary Carter. Cussy's not only a book woman, however; she's also the last of her kind, her skin a shade of blue unlike most anyone else. Not everyone is keen on Cussy's family or the government's new book program, and along her treacherous route, Cussy faces doubters at every turn. If Cussy wants to bring the joy of books to the complex and hardscrabble Kentuckians, she's going to have to confront dangers and prejudice as old as the Appalachias, and suspicion as deep as the holler. Inspired by the true blue-skinned people of Kentucky and the brave and dedicated Kentucky Pack Horse library service of the 1930s, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek is a story of raw courage, fierce strength, and one woman's belief that books can carry us anywhere – even back home."


Sunriver Book Club
Event Type
Adult Program
Age Group(s)
Adult
Presenter
Sami Kerzel, Community Librarian
Contact
Sami Kerzel | samik@deschuteslibrary.org | 541-312-1081
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