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New Adults Book Group - October Meeting

The October book for the New Adults Book Group is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.

It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will be busier still.

By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger's Handbook, left behind there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. So begins a love affair with books and words, as Liesel, with the help of her accordion-playing foster father, learns to read. Soon she is stealing books from Nazi book-burnings, the mayor's wife's library, wherever there are books to be found.

But these are dangerous times. When Liesel's foster family hides a Jew in their basement, Liesel's world is both opened up, and closed down. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.

Books will be available for pickup at the library for a month leading up to the discussion. Meetings will be offered in a hybrid format in the South Burlington Public Library Board Room. Email [email protected] for more information, or to request the Zoom link for the meeting.

Date & Time

October 26, 2021

6:00PM - 7:00PM

Add to Calendar 10/26/202106:00 PM 10/26/202107:00 PM America/New_York New Adults Book Group - October Meeting The October book for the New Adults Book Group is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has... More info at www.bestofburlingtonvt.com/events/214667/new-adults-book-group-october-meeting South Burlington Public Library 180 Market St , South Burlington, VT 05403 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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South Burlington Public Library 180 Market St South Burlington 05403 VT US

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