IDYLLWILD LIBRARY Fireside Book Group - "All the Light We Cannot See"

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Event Details

May's book choice: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr, a bestseller "about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of WWII. Marie-Laure lives in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where her father works. When she is twelve, the Nazi's occupy Paris and father & daughter flee tot he walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure's reclusive uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum's most valuable and dangerous jewel. In a mining town in Germany, Werner Pfennig, an orphan grows up with his younger sister, enchanted by a crude radio they find that brings them the news and stories from places they have never seen. Werner becomes an expert at building & fixing these crucial new instruments and is enlisted to use his talent to track down the resistance." All are welcome to join the library's book club. Hope to see you here.


Event Type(s): Book Club
Idyllwild Library
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