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Discuss "Garden of Stones by Sophie Littlefield"

  • Sandymount Park

    2250 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD (map)

    39.523190 -76.923340

  • In the dark days of war, a mother makes the ultimate sacrifice Lucy Takeda is just fourteen years old, living in Los Angeles, when the bombs rain down on Pearl Harbor. Within weeks, she and her mother, Miyako, are ripped from their home, rounded up-along with thousands of other innocent Japanese-Americans-and taken to the Manzanar prison camp. Buffeted by blistering heat and choking dust, Lucy and Miyako must endure the harsh living conditions of the camp. Corruption and abuse creep into every corner of Manzanar, eventually ensnaring beautiful, vulnerable Miyako. Ruined and unwilling to surrender her daughter to the same fate, Miyako soon breaks. Her final act of desperation will stay with Lucy forever...and spur her to sins of her own. Bestselling author Sophie Littlefield weaves a powerful tale of stolen innocence and survival that echoes through generations, reverberating between mothers and daughters. It is a moving chronicle of injustice, triumph and the unspeakable acts we commit in the name of love. "Littlefield has a gift for action and evocative, sensual, harrowing descriptions." -Publishers Weekly

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  • Amber

    Sorry ladies! Have to cancel this one, coming down with something and feel terrible! Sent email too

    July 10, 2014

  • Mendy J.

    Unfortunately I haven't even started the book. Work is overwhelming me so I think I'm going to sit this month out.

    1 · July 9, 2014

  • Sue P.

    I'm sorry but I go on vacation that day

    July 6, 2014

  • Ann

    Sorry I now have to work hopefully next time

    1 · June 26, 2014

  • Deborah R.

    I've finished with my copy of Garden of Stones so, if anyone would like to borrow it just let me know

    June 23, 2014

  • Deborah R.

    Really embarrassed to say that I won't be able to host or attend this meeting- It's my step son's birthday and we will be dining out to celebrate- I can't imagine how the date didn't ring any bells with me - Doh! Apologies to you all

    June 10, 2014


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