Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021
From 4:30pm to 5:45pm Pacific Time
Join us on Tuesday, April 13th for next meeting of the AARP Oregon Virtual Book Club!
You helped us choose our first book.
The House of Broken Angels
Luis Alberto Urrea
Published in 2018, this is a sprawling and epic family saga helmed by patriarch Big Angel. The novel gathers together the entire De La Cruz clan, as they meet for the final birthday party Big Angel is throwing for himself, at home in San Diego, as he nears the end of his struggle with cancer and reflects on his long life. But when Big Angel's mother, approaching age one hundred, dies herself as the party nears, he must plan her funeral as well. There will be two family affairs in one weekend—a double header.
Read the NPR review here.
We hope you enjoy reading this book and join us on April 13th for our next book blub meeting to discuss the book and choose our second book. Please scroll down to register for the event and get a timely reminder with a link for the meeting
In the meantime, we have put together some ideas of accessing books for free from various sources. Find that free books tip sheet here.
See you in April! Happy reading!
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