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Brown Bag Book Club

Bring your lunch and come discuss our latest book selection!
Meetings held the 2nd Thursday of the month at Lebanon Junction Library from 12:00–1:30 PM

 

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (book cover image)

Now Reading: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Next Meeting: May 14th

Henry is Chinese; Keiko is Japanese. They are the only Asians in their Seattle elementary school in 1942, when Pearl Harbor has made all Asians targets for suspicion and abuse. When Keiko’s family is sent away to an internment camp, Henry vows to wait for her. Forty years later, a recently widowed Henry comes upon an old hotel where the belongings of dozens of displaced Japanese families have turned up in the basement, and his feelings for Keiko are rekindled.

Questions? Contact Gayle or Allison at 543-7675 ext. 5, or e-mail outreach@bcplib.org


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