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Tall Grass – Sandra Dallas

  • May 12, 2012 · 10:00 AM
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During Word War II, a family fnds life turned upside down when the government opens a Japanese internment camp in their small Colorado town. After a young girl is murdered, all eyes (and suspicions) turn to the newcomers, the interlopers, the strangers. 
This is her town as Rennie Stroud has never seen it before. She has just turned thirteen and, until this time, life has pretty much been what her father told her it should be: predictable and fair. But now the winds of change are coming and, with them, a shift in her perspective. And Rennie will discover secrets that can destroy even the most sacred things.
Part thriller, part historical novel, Tallgrass is a riveting exploration of the darkest---and best---parts of the human heart. 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Wonderful book and wonderful meetup - I really enjoyed meeting everyone!

    May 13, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I really enjoyed the meetup - so nice to have new members AND such an intriguing book.

    May 13, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I loved this book. Although she's a prolific (and local!) writer, I'd not heard of Sandra Dallas before this, but I'm so glad I did. Her characters feel like they existed before the story and still live on somewhere today. The book inspired a fascinating discussion on prejudice and family secrets and coming of age. I had a great time!

    May 13, 2012

  • Debbie

    I will be at the book meeting now so will happy to lead the book discussion. I always welcome your help and appreciate Krista and Susan offering to help. See you all Saturday!

    May 4, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Krista - I'll be glad to help since you were already chosen as the host.. see you all then (and contact me before the meetup if you need help..) Susan

    May 4, 2012

  • Debbie

    My out of town plans have changed and I will be at the book meeting afterall. See you there!

    May 4, 2012

  • Mercedes

    FYI - The History Colorado Center opened yesterday in Denver and includes an exhibit for the Amache camp the Tallgrass camp is based on: historycolorado.org

    April 29, 2012

  • Anshi

    Thanks Krista!! You are the official host for Tall Grass.

    April 26, 2012

  • Debbie

    I already made a reservation at the Exchange Tavern for the book club (under my name for 12-14). Ask for Amanda and she'll seat you - usually in the coffee shop area by the windows. Sorry to miss this meetup - I'm sure you'll have a great discussion!

    April 26, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great, thank you!

    April 7, 2012

  • Anshi

    Erika, You should be able to do that now. I had forgotten to keep the wait list on.

    April 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is there anyway to join the waiting list for this meeting?

    April 7, 2012

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