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Book Discussion Group

The Charlotte “Charlie” Alexander
Book Discussion Group

  • Wednesday mornings @ 9:15 – 11:00am
  • Friends Room at the Newport Beach Central Library
  • Doors open at 9:00 am; no reserved seating
  • Sessions are free; reservations not required
  • Authors are not present unless noted
  • If you have not finished or read the book, come anyway!
  • Information: nbplfoundation.org

 

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November 14, 2018
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann

In the dawning light of a late‐summer morning, the people of lower Manhattan stand hushed, staring up in disbelief at the Twin Towers. It is August 1974, and a mysterious tightrope walker is running, dancing, leaping between the towers, suspended a quarter mile above the ground. In the streets below, a slew of ordinary lives become extraordinary in this portrait of a city and its people.

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