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 The Napa Library Book Club meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1pm- 2pm in the Library Community Meeting Room. Below is a list of some of the books we currently have on our reading list. Please Join Us.


  

Book Jacket for: Yellow Raft in Blue Water
 February 11 

Yellow Raft in Blue Water

by Michael Dorris 

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Michael Dorris has crafted a fierce saga of three generations of Indian women, beset by hardships and torn by angry secrets, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of kinship.

Book Jacket for: The Man Who Loved Books Too Much March 10

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much

by Alison Hoover Bartlett

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Not fiction: John Charles Gilkey stole books (even from libraries) simply because he loved them, and journalist Bartlett tracks the man who tracked down Gilkey.

Book Jacket for: Run April 14

Run

by Anne Patchett

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Since their mother's death, Tip and Teddy Doyle have been raised by their loving, possessive, and ambitious father. As the former mayor of Boston, Bernard Doyle wants to see his sons in politics, a dream the boys have never shared. But when an argument in a blinding New England snowstorm inadvertently causes an accident that involves a stranger and her child, all Bernard cares about is his ability to keep his children—all his children—safe.

Book Jacket for: The Black Count : glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real Count of Monte Cristo

May 12

Johnstown Flood

by David McCullough

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At the end of the last century, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, was a booming coal-and-steel town filled with hardworking families striving for a piece of the nation's burgeoning industrial prosperity. In the mountains above Johnstown, an old earth dam had been hastily rebuilt to create a lake for an exclusive summer resort patronized by the tycoons of that same industrial prosperity, among them Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and Andrew Mellon. Despite repeated warnings of possible danger, nothing was done about the dam. Then came May 31, 1889, when the dam burst.