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Date:
January 26, 2022
Time:
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:

Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Conference Room

Address:
Jenison, MI 49429
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Evening Adult Book Group: "American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Join us for a monthly adult book discussion where all are welcome. Books can be picked up at the circulation desk starting December 15, 2021. January's book is "American Dirt" by Jeanine Cummins Lydia Quixano Pérez lives in the Mexican city of Acapulco. She runs a bookstore. She has a son, Luca, the love of her life, and a wonderful husband who is a journalist. And while there are cracks beginning to show in Acapulco because of the drug cartels, her life is, by and large, fairly comfortable. One day a man enters the shop to browse and comes up to the register with a few books he would like to buy?two of them her favorites. Javier is erudite. He is charming. And, unbeknownst to Lydia, he is the jefe of the newest drug cartel that has gruesomely taken over the city. When Lydia’s husband’s tell-all profile of Javier is published, none of their lives will ever be the same. Forced to flee, Lydia and eight-year-old Luca soon find themselves riding la bestia?trains...

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