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Paonia Literary Book Club

December 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm MST

Join the Literary Book Club at Paonia Library.

Join the Paonia Literary Book Club at Paonia Library!

The Paonia Literary Book Club will meet on the first Wednesday of every month at the Paonia Library. This month the group will be discussing “The Bee Sting,” written by Paul Murray.

From the author of “Skippy Dies comes Paul Murray’s “The Bee Sting”, an irresistibly funny, wise, and thought-provoking tour de force about family, fortune, and the struggle to be a good person when the world is falling apart. 
 
The Barnes family is in trouble. Dickie’s once-lucrative car business is going under―but rather than face the music, he’s spending his days in the woods, building an apocalypse-proof bunker with a renegade handyman. His wife Imelda is selling off her jewelry on eBay, while their teenage daughter Cass, formerly top of her class, seems determined to binge-drink her way through her final exams. And twelve-year-old PJ is putting the final touches to his grand plan to run away from home. 
 
Where did it all go wrong? A patch of ice on the tarmac, a casual favor to a charming stranger, a bee caught beneath a bridal veil―can a single moment of bad luck change the direction of a life? And if the story has already been written―is there still time to find a happy ending? 

For more information on the Paonia Literary Book Club, call the library at 970-399-7881.

Details

Date:
December 4
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm MST
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Venue

Paonia Library
80 Samuel Wade Road
Paonia, CO 81428 United States
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Phone
970.399.7881