Page Turners Club – October 2011

October 2011

 Page Turners Book Club will meet on Monday, October 24, to discuss Pearl of China by Anchee Min. In a southern town in China, in the last days of the nineteenth century, two young girls bump heads and become friends. Willow is the only child of a destitute family. Pearl is the headstrong daughter of Christian missionaries who grows up to become Pearl. S. Buck, Nobel Prize winning author. This unlikely pair become lifelong friends who face civil war and exile.

The morning group will meet at 10:00 at the home of Ann Christiansen, 23841 Bluehill Bay. Ann will provide refreshments. The afternoon group will meet at Hansa Sehgal’s, 33671 Windlass, at 12:30. Karla Sanders will lead the discussion for both groups.For more information about Page Turners: Karla Sanders karlajoe@cox.net, 496-8413—Morning, Diane Hearne: Phearne4@cox.net, 661-6267—Afternoon.

-Diane Hearne                                                                                               

The new 2011-2012 reading schedule for Page Turners is as follows:

September 26 The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

October 24 Pearl of China by Anchee Min

November 15 Train trip to LA to have lunch at Homegirl Café founded by Father Boyle

November 28 Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion by Gregory Boyle

December 19 Joint Holiday Party

January 23 Unbroken by Lauren Hillenbrand

February 27 Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

March 26 Apothecary’s Daughter by Julie Klassen

April 23 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

May 21 State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

June 25 Joint Book Selection Meeting

Page Turners has both a morning and afternoon group. For information: Karla Sanders 496-8413, karlajoe@ cox.net (Morning) or Diane Hearne 661-6267, Phearne4@cox.net (Afternoon).

Click here to view past book selections by the Page Turners

-Karla Sanders

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