Next Book Club Meeting:
Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. at both our Kalamazoo and St. Joseph Offices.
A light lunch will be provided, please contact us to let us know you’re coming:
• Kalamazoo: RSVP to Leatrice (269) 345-1516 x118
• St. Joseph: RSVP to Terezie (269) 982-7761
A Piece of the World
(By: Christina Baker Kline)
To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly disabled by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than twenty years, she was host and inspiration for the artist Andrew Wyeth, and became the subject of one of the best known American paintings of the twentieth century.
From the bestselling author of Orphan Train, this book is a stunning novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World.
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This book is available in print, Kindle, National Library for the Blind, Michigan Braille & Talking Books Library and at local libraries. A print version is available for short term borrowing in our offices.