|Phoenix Book Club|
Event Type: Adults|
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
"Manhattan Beach" by Jennifer Egan.Library: Phoenixville Public Library
In Brooklyn during the Great Depression, 12-year-old Anna Kerrigan accompanies her father to the house of Dexter Styles, a man, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Years later, her father has disappeared and Anna is working at the Brooklyn Naval Yard as the first female diver, repairing ships for the war. She is the sole provider for her mother and her severely disabled sister. by chance, she meets Dexter Styles again and begins to understand the complexity of her father's life and why he may have vanished.
A New York Times bestseller and winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.
Location: Community Education Room
A copy of this book may be reserved at the Library or at www.ccls.org. The public is invited to attend.Contact: Mark Pinto
Contact Number: 610-933-3013 x. 132