We are kicking off the 2019 FLWC Book Club with the reading of New York Times bestseller MANHATTAN BEACH. A magnificent novel from Pulitzer Prize winning author Jennifer Egan. If you are interested in participating, contact Paula or Meg for directions to Bev Hoppe’s house in Plantation. Party starts at 6:30 pm, please bring snacks to share.
FLWC BOOK CLUB PARTY
When: January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm
Where: Bev Hoppe’s House
For address and directions, please call Paula Kosseff 954-296-8730 or Meg Taylor 954-692-4368
Book selection: MANHATTAN BEACH
New York Times Best Seller and Andrew Carnegie Award for Excellence in Fiction
“A sweeping narrative, rich in historical detail, brimming with finely drawn characters”
The long awaited, daring, and magnificent novel from Pulitzer Prize winning author Jennifer Egan, Manhattan Beach opens in Brooklyn, NY, during the great depression. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to the house of Dexter Styles, a man who she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her family. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Anna works at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, where women are allowed to hold jobs that had always belonged to men. She becomes the first female diver, the most dangerous and exclusive of occupations, repairing the ships that will help America win the War.