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Nov Discussion (4th Tuesday) - The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
About the book: The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff Faith, I tell them, is a mystery, elusive to many, and never easy to explain. Sweeping and lyrical, spellbinding and unforgettable, David Ebershoff’s The 19th Wife combines epic historical fiction with a modern murder mystery to create a brilliant novel of literary suspense. It is 1875, and Ann Eliza Young has recently separated from her powerful husband, Brigham Young, prophet and leader of the Mormon Church. Expelled and an outcast, Ann Eliza embarks on a crusade to end polygamy in the United States. A rich account of a family’s polygamous history is revealed, including how a young woman became a plural wife. Soon after Ann Eliza’s story begins, a second exquisite narrative unfolds–a tale of murder involving a polygamist family in present-day Utah. Jordan Scott, a young man who was thrown out of his fundamentalist sect years earlier, must reenter the world that cast him aside in order to discover the truth behind his father’s death. And as Ann Eliza’s narrative intertwines with that of Jordan’s search, readers are pulled deeper into the mysteries of love and faith. Books-a-Million A 20% discount is available for A Novel Bunch members at Books-a-Million. You will need to use the Community Member Discount number for this purchase. Members can find that number by following this link: http://files.meetup.c... (http://files.meetup.com/406536/community%20card%20%23.pdf) Fee A $3 fee is required to assist the organizer with costs related to A Novel Bunch. Nourishment We always go to a restaurant to dine after the discussion so plan to join us for this.

Greenville County Library System: Pelham Road-F W Symmes Branch

1508 Pelham Road · Greenville, SC

$3.00
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