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Washoe County Library Virtual Book Discussion: The Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli

Washoe County Library Virtual Book Discussion: The Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli

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 Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli

An artist couple set out with their two children on a road trip from New York to Arizona in the heat of summer. As the family travels west, the bonds between them begin to fray: a fracture is growing between the parents, one the children can almost feel beneath their feet. Through ephemera such as songs, maps and a Polaroid camera, the children try to make sense of both their family’s crisis and the larger one engulfing the news: the stories of thousands of kids trying to cross the southwestern border into the United States but getting detained—or lost in the desert along the way. (Amazon.com)

 

2021 Titles:

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

Date:
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Branch:
South Valleys Library
Categories:
Book Group
Registrations open at 2:00pm Thursday, May 20, 2021

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