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Minnesota City Community Readers

www.minnesotacity.org


Monthly Meetings -- 4th Thursday, 6:30-8:00 pm

Minnesota City School Building, 115 Iowa Street, Minnesota City
Information: 507-689-4103 or 507-689-2440

Any changes will be communicated to regular readers. Communications about the group are posted in the Winona Daily News and The Winona Post. Books are purchased through least expensive venues and distributed to readers. New readers are welcome at any time. One need not read the books to attend the discussions. For information, contact 507-689-2440.


Next Meeting - April 23, 2015
Selection for the month is The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls


The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette's brilliant and charismatic father captured his children's imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn't want the responsibility of raising a family.

The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered.

The Glass Castle is truly astonishing--a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.(Goodreads)