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Open Book Club: The Beginner's Goodbye

 This month, our open-to-all book club is reading The Beginner's Goodbye (synopsis below). Read the book, and join in our informal and friendly discussion. We'd love to have you! And, of course, if you need the book, we can help you with that, too!

Crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron grew up fending off a sister who constantly wanted to manage him. So when he meets Dorothy, an outspoken, independent young woman, she’s like a breath of fresh air. He marries her without hesitation, and they have a relatively happy, unremarkable marriage. Aaron works at his family’s vanity-publishing business, turning out titles that presume to guide beginners through the trials of life. But when a tree crashes into their house and Dorothy is killed, Aaron feels as though he has been erased forever. Only Dorothy’s unexpected appearances from the dead—in their house, on the roadway, in the market—help him to live in the moment and to find some peace. Gradually, Aaron discovers that maybe for this beginner there is indeed a way to say goodbye.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
715 Washington
Grand Haven, MI 49417