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Village Book Club at Charles McGee Library -- The Roundhouse by Louise Erdrich
Thursday, February 22, 2024, 3:00 PM until 4:30 PM
Charles McGee Library
900 Wayne Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Registration is not Required
Silver Spring Village's in-person book club will meet on the fourth Thursday afternoon of each month at 3:00 at the Brig. General Charles McGee Library at 900 Wayne Avenue.
The Roundhouse by Louise Erdrich hosted by Sandra Friedman
One Sunday in the spring of 1988, a woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked. The details of the crime are slow to surface as Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to her husband, Bazil, and thirteen-year-old son, Joe. Increasingly alone, Joe finds himself thrust prematurely into an adult world for which he is ill prepared. While his father, who is a tribal judge, endeavors to wrest justice from a situation that defies his efforts, Joe becomes frustrated with the official investigation and sets out with his trusted friends, Cappy, Zack, and Angus, to get some answers of his own. Their quest takes them first to the Round House, a sacred space and place of worship for the Ojibwe. And this is only the beginning.