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Washoe County Library Virtual Book Discussion: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
Welcome to a Virtual WCLS Book Group Discussion. Today's title was chosen by the SO Very Literary Book Group at the South Valleys Library. This discussion is open to everyone and is held via Zoom. Please register for this event and you will receive an email with the Zoom meeting information. This title is in Overdrive, the library's downloadable e-book catalog, but there may be a wait list.
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The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends who come from very different backgrounds. When they are old enough, they begin working in the sea with their village’s all-female diving collective, led by Young-sook’s mother. As the girls take up their positions as baby divers, they know they are beginning a life of excitement and responsibility—but also danger. (Amazon.com)
January: Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
February: The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
March:The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Emily Wilson
April: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
May: The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
June: The Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli
July: Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil DeGrasse Tyson
August: Leave the World Behind by Alam Rumaan
September: The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America by Timothy Snyder
October: The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates
November: Recollections of My Nonexistence by Rebecca Solnit
December: Book Share to select titles for next year
- Thursday, May 20, 2021
- 2:00pm - 3:30pm
- South Valleys Library
- Book Group