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Ottendorfer Book Club: The Burgess Boys

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March 11, 2014

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Ottendorfer Library

Our March selection is The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout.  Haunted by the freak accident that killed their father when they were children, Jim and Bob Burgess escaped from their Maine hometown of Shirley Falls for New York City as soon as they possibly could. With a rare combination of brilliant storytelling, exquisite prose, and remarkable insight into character, Elizabeth Strout has brought to life two deeply human protagonists whose struggles and triumphs will resonate with readers long after they turn the final page. 

Join us for a good discussion and great company. Copies are available at the circulation desk or request your own.

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