ALN Monthly Book Club - The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, by Claire North

Presidio Park

4288 Cosoy Way · San Diego , CA

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What better way to celebrate the month of August than with our choice for the August 2019 book: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, by Claire North.

Content warning: Graphic violence. Details not given her to avoid spoilers. Contact an organizer if you have concerns about the book's content.

Some stories cannot be told in just one lifetime. Harry August is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes. Until now. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. "I nearly missed you, Doctor August," she says. "I need to send a message." This is the story of what Harry does next, and what he did before, and how he tries to save a past he cannot change and a future he cannot allow.

For more information on how to find the group at the park: We meet at Presidio Park at the top of the hill, at whatever picnic tables we can grab in the shade, as close to the bathrooms as we can get without it getting smelly. 32°45'26.1"N 117°11'33.4"W

It is highly recommended you bring a folding chair or a blanket to lay on the ground. We usually sit atop pine needles, but some people are able to sit on the picnic tables or in the grass if any is nearby.

We hope to see you there!

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