My Name is Lucy Barton

Monday, July 10, 7:00 – 8:30 PM.

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout.

Lucy Barton is recovering slowly from what should have been a simple operation. Her mother, to whom she hasn’t spoken for many years, comes to see her. Gentle gossip about people from Lucy‘s childhood in Amgash, Illinois, seems to reconnect them, but just below the surface lay the tension and longing that have informed every aspect of Lucy‘s life. Knitting this powerful narrative together is the brilliant storytelling voice of Lucy herself: keenly observant, deeply human, and truly unforgettable.

Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month before our discussion.

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