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July Meetup

For July, let's read The Wind is not a River by Brian Payton...

"Following the death of his younger brother in Europe, journalist John Easley is determined to find meaning in his loss. Leaving behind his beloved wife, Helen, he heads north to investigate the Japanese invasion of Alaska's Aleutian Islands, a story censored by the U.S. government. While John is accompanying a crew on a bombing run, his plane is shot down over the island of Attu. He survives only to find himself exposed to a harsh and unforgiving wilderness, known as “the birthplace of winds.” There, John must battle the elements, starvation, and his own remorse while evading discovery by the Japanese. Alone at home, Helen struggles with the burden of her husband's disappearance. Caught in extraordinary circumstances, in this new world of the missing, she is forced to reimagine who she is—and what she is capable of doing. Somehow, she must find John and bring him home, a quest that takes her into the farthest reaches of the war, beyond the safety of everything she knows. "

*** I changed the venue to Avenue East since we've already done the Cranford Hotel twice. Avenue East is also in downtown Cranford. It's a pan-Asian BYOB, so I'll be bringing some wine and you are welcome to as well! Hope to see you there! ***

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  • Nicole

    Fun times! Thanks for organizing, Kate!

    July 25, 2014

  • Kate R.

    Just a heads up... Avenue East is actually on Union in Cranford. Disregard the meet up map! Thanks!!

    July 24, 2014

  • Tiffany M.

    Hey ladies! I have to cancel last minute, unfortunately! I hope to be there next month to see you all and to hear how the newlyweds' weddings went!!!

    1 · July 24, 2014

    • Kate R.

      No worries. See you next month!

      July 24, 2014

  • Katherine C

    Hi ladies. My new hubby and I are down the shore. I was going to come up for our meeting tonight but he just woke up with what seems to be a flu! He's super sick so I think I'll have to pass on tonight. See you next meeting!

    July 24, 2014

    • Kate R.

      Oh no! Hope he feels better!! Congratulations :)

      July 24, 2014

  • Kate R.

    Also, Avenue East is BYOB, so feel free to bring your wine of choice. I'll bring a red and a white to share :)

    1 · July 22, 2014

  • Kate R.

    Hi all! Don't forget to update your RSVPs if you can't make it Thursday! Hope to see everyone there!

    July 22, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be back home in CA =/ and I just got the book! Oh well, see you guys in August!

    July 2, 2014

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