Open Book - Adult Book Discussion Group

At the Oglethorpe County Library

If you would like more information on how to join please call 706-743-8817.

Crabbing Days of an Islander

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November 27, 2012

Crabbing Days of an Islander by Betty S. Cory: Oglethorpe County Library's Adult Book Discussion Group, Open Book, will be discussing "Crabbing Days of an Islander" by Betty S. Cory on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 11:30am - 12:30pm. Mrs. Cory is a local resident of Oglethorpe County and she will be joining us for a author visit and hands on discussion of her book. Several copies of the book are now available for check-out from the circulation desk at the library. For more information about Betty Cory and her book about St. Simons Island, Georgia, please visit her website, www.bettycory.com. For more information about this event, please call the library at 706-743-8817.

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

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July 31, 2012

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman: This southern charmer novel recounts 12-year-old Cecelia Rose Honeycutt's recovery from a childhood with her crazy, southern beauty queen mother, Camille, and cantankerous father, Carl. Once her mother is struck by an ice cream truck, Cecelia is whisked away to a life of privilege in Savannah, GA with her great aunt, Tootie. Warm yet heartbreaking, and generously spiced with humor, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt is the story of a girl who loses her mother but finds many others under a balmy Georgia sun. -Publisher

Blonde

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June 26, 2012

Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates: In this ambitious book, Joyce Carol Oates boldly reimagines the inner, poetic, and spiritual life of Norma Jeane Baker--the child, the woman, the fated celebrity and idolized blonde the world came to know as Marilyn Monroe. In a voice startling, intimate, and rich, Norma Jeane tells her own story, that of an emblematic American artist--intensely conflicted and driven—who has lost her way. A powerful portrait of Hollywood's myth and an extraordinary woman's heartbreaking reality, Blonde is a sweeping epic that pays tribute to the elusive magic and devastation behind the creation of the great twentieth-century American star. - Publisher