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Two books this month! Read one, both, or just come for the comradery!

When: Wednesday, October 25
6:30 pm
Where: Seasons 52
3 Oakbrook Center
Oak Brook, Illinois  60523
United States
Contact: Debbera Hypke

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Join CFE Members for a West Suburban Book Club Event.  This month the discussion will include two books.  Read one, both, or join for the comradery and discussion.

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

Personal Author:  Vance, J. D., author.

Physical Description:  264 pages

Bibliography Note:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-264).

Summary:  Shares the story of the author's family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.


This Is How It Always Is

Author/Creator:  Laurie Frankel.

Physical Description:  327 pages

Summary:  "When Rosie and Penn and their four boys welcome the newest member of their family, no one is surprised it's another baby boy. At least their large, loving, chaotic family knows what to expect. But Claude is not like his brothers. One day he puts on a dress and refuses to take it off. He wants to bring a purse to kindergarten. He wants hair long enough to sit on. When he grows up, Claude says, he wants to be a girl. Rosie and Penn aren't panicked at first. Kids go through phases, after all, and make-believe is fun. But soon the entire family is keeping Claude's secret. Until one day it explodes"--Taken from publisher.

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