Join us as we discuss "Ship Breaker," by Paolo Bacigalupi. We’ll meet next door at the La Quinta Wellness Center. Sign up at the Adult Reference Desk!
Here's a quick preview:
In America's Gulf Coast region, grounded oil tankers are being broken down for parts by crews of young people. Nailer, a teenage boy, works the light crew, scavenging for copper wiring just to make quota-and hopefully live to see another day. But when, by luck or by chance, he discovers an exquisite clipper ship beached during a recent hurricane, Nailer faces the most important decision of his life: Strip the ship for all it's worth or rescue its lone survivor, a beautiful and wealthy girl who could lead him to a better life....
Event Type(s): Adult program, Book Club, Off- Site
Age Group(s): Adult, Seniors