Vail Public Library's Book Discussion Group
This month's selection is "Caleb's Crossing"' by Geraldine Brooks.
July 10, 2013
from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
|Where||Vail Public Library's Community Room|
|Contact Name||Lori Barnes|
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This month's selection is "Caleb's Crossing" by Geraldine Brooks. Summary: "Bethia Mayfield is a restless and curious young woman growing up in Martha's vineyard in the 1660s amid a small band of pioneering English Puritans. At age twelve, she meets Caleb, the young son of a chieftain, and the two forge a secret bond that draws each into the alien world of the other. Bethia's father is a Calvinist minister who seeks to convert the native Wampanoag, and Caleb becomes a prize in the contest between old ways and new, eventually becoming the first Native American graduate of Harvard College."
Light refreshments will be served, all are welcome to attend.