December 01, 2011 by sdc
The 2011 One Book - One Lincoln selection, Cutting for Stone, is set in large part in a mission hospital located in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. Missing Hospital, as it is known to locals, is staffed primarily by "ferengi" or foreigners: doctors and nurses from Britain and India and support staff from the neighboring region of Eritrea. Abraham Verghese's novel is set against political unrest and the theme of belonging.
Program panelists include Dr. Yvonne Davenport, MD (Ob-Gyn) and 2011 One Book-One Lincoln selection committee member; Elizabeth Jacobs-Fitzgerald, RNC-OB, BSN; Karen McGivney-Liechti, CNM, MSN; and Jearlyn Schumacher, CNM
This event is free and open to the public. Because of the subject matter of this program, some material may not be suitable for young children.
Come join us for this final 2011 One Book - One Lincoln program!
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September 13, 2011 by sdc
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September 08, 2011 by sdc
Your first opportunity for a public discussion of this year's One Book - One Lincoln selection -- Cutting for Stone -- is tomorrow morning. From 10:30 to noon on Friday, on 9/9/11, the weekly Bethany Books Talk group will be focusing their attention on Abraham Verghese's compelling novel. Come join the discussion!
Then return in subsequent weeks for other great book talks and presentations by library staff -- click the book group link to see the entire Fall/Winter Bethany Books Talk schedule!
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September 06, 2011 by sdc
Thank you to all of the readers, book groups and other interested parties for your continuing support of One Book - One Lincoln! We are pleased to let you know which of the three finalists you, the readers of Lincoln, voted to be the selected title for this, our tenth year of this community reading project.
You can visit the 2011 One Book - One Lincoln web page on the libraries' web site, for information about the book and author, and a preliminary list of discussion opportunities. Special events and programming are still being finalized and will be announced via the One Book e-mail list and Facebook, as well as the libraries' web site.
Thanks, and good reading!
Scott C. / One Book - One Lincoln organizing committee
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