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Talk about CROOKED

  • Southwest Regional Library

    3605 Shannon Rd, Durham, NC (map)

    35.958057 -78.954453

  • Hello there!  This month we are discussing CROOKED by Austin Grossman. From the publisher:

    "Richard Milhous Nixon lived one of the most improbable lives of the twentieth century. Our thirty-seventh president's political career spanned the button-down fifties, the Mad Men sixties, and the turbulent seventies. He faced down the Russians, the Chinese, and ultimately his own government. The man went from political mastermind to a national joke, sobbing in the Oval Office, leaving us with one burning question: how could he have lost it all?

    "Here for the first time is the tale told in his own words: the terrifying supernatural secret he stumbled upon as a young man, and the truth behind the Cold War. What if the man we call our worst president was, in truth, our greatest? Combining Lovecraftian suspense and international intrigue, Crooked is a masterwork of alternative history, equal parts mesmerizing character study and nail-biting Faustian thriller."

    Durham County Library patrons can place a hold on the book at the library website or by calling[masked], but everyone is welcome!  (It's also owned by Orange County Library, and Wake County Libraries.)

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  • Patrick H.
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