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Out-of-Town Tales

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Charlotte K.Out-of-Town Tales
Courtyard Books Chats, August 18, 2009; Gere Books Talk, October 26, 2009; Bethany Books Talk, October 30, 2009
Charlotte K.

Listen to this booktalk as two different audio podcasts: Courtyard Book Chat | Gere BooksTalk


Fiction

A Guide to the Birds of East Africa
by Nicholas Drayson
[Kenya]

Dead Wrong
by J.A. Jance
[Arizona] New addition to this list for the October booktalks.

Night of the Twisters
by Ivy Ruckman
[Grand Island, NE]

Terminal Freeze
by Lincoln Child
[the Arctic]

A Town Like Alice
by Nevil Shute
[Australia]

Although the Lincoln City Libraries no longer owns this title, Charlotte recommends tracking it down, either as the original book (1950) or as the 1981 mini-series adaptation starring Bryan Brown. Both would be available through the libraries’ InterLibrary Loan service.

Australia
by [DVD Australia] [Australia]

Secondhand Lions
by [DVD Secondhand] [worldwide]

Lars and the Real Girl
by [DVD Lars] [Northern Great Plains] New addition to this list for the October booktalks.

Non-Fiction

Rabbit-Proof Fence
by [DVD Rabbit] [Australia]

Rabbit-Proof Fence
by Doris Pilkington (Nugi Garimara) [994.042 Pil] [Australia]

The Flame Trees of Thika
by Elspeth Huxley [DVD 916.762 Hux] [Kenya]

The Flame Trees of Thika
by Elspeth Huxley [916.762 Hux 1959] [Kenya]

Too Far From Home
by Christopher Jones [629.442 Jon] [Outer Space]

90 Minutes in Heaven
by Dan Piper [133.94 Pip] [the afterlife]