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Date:
January 17, 2022
Time:
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:

Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Meeting Room AB

Address:
Jenison, MI 49429
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Adult Book Group: "The Last Bus to Wisdom"

Monday, January 17, 2022

Please join us as we discuss the book "The Last Bus to Wisdom" by Ivan Doig. Copies will be available at the circulation desk while supplies last. The final novel from a great American storyteller. Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old’s imagination. But when Gram has to have surgery for “female trouble” in the summer of 1951, all she can think to do is to ship Donal off to her sister in faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin. There Donal is in for a rude surprise: Aunt Kate–bossy, opinionated, argumentative, and tyrannical—is nothing like her sister. She henpecks her good-natured husband, Herman the German, and Donal can’t seem to get on her good side either. After one contretemps too many, Kate packs him back to the authorities in Montana on the next...

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