July 18, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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"I am leaving you all my journals, but you must promise me you won’t look at them until after I’m gone." This is what Terry Tempest Williams’s mother, the matriarch of a large Mormon clan in northern Utah, told her a week before she died. It was a shock to Williams to discover that her mother had kept journals. But not as much of a shock as it was to discover that the three shelves of journals were all blank. In fifty-four short chapters, Williams recounts memories of her mother, ponders her own faith, and contemplates the notion of absence and presence art and in our world. When Women Were Birds is a carefully crafted kaleidoscope that keeps turning around the question: What does it mean to have a voice?
This is a group for anyone interested in reading all types of subject matter (non-fiction, fiction, self-help, biographies, sci-fi, yadda, yadda) and having a good time discussing what we've read.
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What we love in our group:
ANYONE under 21 years of age
Please bring an appetizer and/or a bottle of wine or other type of spirits to share. Also, please bring $1 which helps to pay for my organizer fees.
If you RSVP to attend and then cannot make it, please un-RSVP your self ASAP as there's a waiting list and we want all of our spaces filled.
You will make some new friends in an open and friendly atmosphere!