May 2013 Meeting Summary

Thank you to Carol and Sharon for joining me over your lunch today.  Our next lunch meeting is June 12. 

We opened with a discussion of the book club selection My Own Country by Abraham Verghese.

To answer a question raised during our meeting, Dr. Verghese is divorced from his first wife, his wife during the time period covered in My Own Country, and a second marriage also ended in divorce.  He has three sons, two from his first marriage and one from his second marriage.

We also discussed:

--A Sandhills Ballad by Ladette Randolph  (Thanks to Jean for passing along the recommendation.)

--The Water and the Blood and These is My Words: The Diary of Sarah Agnes Prine, 1881-1901 by Nancy E. Turner

--Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption and Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand

--Using the Lincoln City Libraries to borrow ebooks.

Please feel free to add to the discussion, whether or not you attended the book club meeting.