June 12 · 7:00 PM
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June Genre: Western June Book: The Whip by Karen Kondazian Synopsis: The Whip is inspired by the true story of a woman, Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man in the old west. As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love with a runaway slave and had his child. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track the killer. Charley was the first woman to vote in America (as a man). Her grave lies in Watsonville, California.
Group is limited in size. Please contact Vikki (organizer) to see if space is still available. Guidelines: Hostess and genre picked monthly.
Hostess will choose location meeting, book for the discussion as well as the meeting format. Organizer will serve as moderator if requested by hostess. Otherwise, hostess will lead the discussion. All expected to share in discussions and to be mindful of others so that everyone has an opportunity to share. Consideration and respect of others and diverse opinions. Everyone to arrive by 7:00 so as to get settled and begin the club/discussion by 7:15. Meetings will open with next hostess revealing the book for the following month, as well as drawing of hostess for upcoming month and genre. Books are to be affordable and if possible available in paperback, e-book or through the library.