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MTG ONLINE VIA ZOOM: Friends of the Palm Springs Library (FOPSL) Book Club

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the Library being closed until further notice the remaining book club meetings will occur online using ZOOM. For more information or for the pass code to join the meeting as scheduled, please email: DavidJaxKelly@gmail.com and put 'FRIENDS BOOK CLUB MEETING' in the subject line.


Friends of the Palm Springs Library (FOPSL) Book Club

Join the Friends of the Palm Springs Library (FOPSL) Book Club for a discussion of Educated by Tara Westover at 2:00 p.m. in The Learning Center (TLC).

The FOPSL Book Club meets on the third Friday of the month at 2:00 p.m. in The Learning Center at the Library, and is open to everyone. Members of the Club read the selected book for the month, then join in lively discussions. Click here to see a list of future selections for the FOPSL Book Club.


May 15, 2020

Educated by Tara Westover

EducatedAn unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University

—#1 New York Times Bestseller

Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home.

 

 

 

 


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