Tuesday Book Club Title for October

October 12 at 1:00 pm

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett is the novel to be discussed at the October 12th meeting of the Killingworth Library Tuesday Book Discussion Group. The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it’s not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it’s everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Many years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern town she once tried to escape. The other passes for white, and her white husband knows nothing of her past. Still, even separated by so many miles and just as many lies, the fates of the twins remain intertwined. What will happen to the next generation, when their own daughters’ storylines intersect?

Discussion begins at 1:00, location is presently planned for Parmelee Farm depending on weather. Final location or zoom site will be announced by 11:00 that morning. Books can be picked up in person at the library’s circulation desk. (Masks are presently required in the library.)

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Call to schedule: 860-663-2000

 

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