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      December 12, 2012

      Wednesday   7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      3 Washington Street
      Hudson, Massachusetts 01749

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      Adult Evening Book Group

      The Adult Evening Book Group will be discussing: Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout. Summary:At times stern, at other times patient, at times perceptive, at other times in sad denial, Olive Kitteridge, a retired schoolteacher, deplores the changes in her little town of Crosby, Maine, and in the world at large, but she doesn’t always recognize the changes in those around her: a lounge musician haunted by a past romance; a former student who has lost the will to live; Olive’s own adult child, who feels tyrannized by her irrational sensitivities; and her husband, Henry, who finds his loyalty to his marriage both a blessing and a curse. As the townspeople grapple with their problems, mild and dire, Olive is brought to a deeper understanding of herself and her life --- sometimes painfully, but always with ruthless honesty. Olive Kitteridge offers profound insights into the human condition --- its conflicts, its tragedies and joys, and the endurance it requires.
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      Location: Hudson Library

      Categories: Literary & Books | Neighborhood

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