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Notables Book Club May: Christy Buck
May Notables Book Club with Christy Buck.
May 30th at 6:30pm at The Bookman!
Christy Buck is the Executive Director of the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan. With more than 30 years of experience in the mental health field, Buck's passion for transforming and saving lives through mental health education led her to develop two classroom programs, "Live, Laugh, Love" for middle and high school students, and "Be Nice." Since2006, she and her staff have passionately presented to over 100,000 people in West Michigan on mental health awareness, bullying, and suicide prevention.
The book discussion she will be leading is on "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine," by Gail Honeyman.
No one’s ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine.
Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she’s thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy.
But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kinds of friends who rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And it is Raymond’s big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one.
Join us on Thursday, May 30th at 6:30pm at The Bookman. You can purchase the book at the store, or donate $10 to R.E.A.D. as your "ticket" to the club!
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 6:30pm
Grand Haven, MI 49417