The immortalists [book discussion kit] : a novel / Chloe Benjamin
KIT | Assembled and distributed by Chesterfield County Public Library | 2018 ; 2017.
Not Available at Bon Air Book Club in a Bag (DUE 08-02-18)
5 holds on first copy returned of 1 copy
6 books (352 pages; 24 cm.)+ 1 discussion guide & accompanying materials in folder in bag.
The "book club kit" is a canvas bag containing a book discussion folder and multiple copies of one title for reading groups or book club discussions.
Contains: 6 copies of the book plus one book discussion folder that contains an author biography, further readings, summary, and questions for group discussions.
It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold childrenfour adolescents on the cusp of self-awarenesssneak out to hear their fortunes. Their prophecies inform their next five decades. Golden-boy Simon escapes to the West Coast, searching for love in '80s San Francisco; dreamy Klara becomes a Las Vegas magician, obsessed with blurring reality and fantasy; eldest son Daniel seeks security as an army doctor post-9/11, hoping to control fate; and bookish Varya throws herself into longevity research, where she tests the boundary between science and immortality. The Immortalists probes the line between destiny and choice, reality and illusion, this world and the next. It is a deeply moving testament to the power of story, the nature of belief, and the unrelenting pull of familial bonds.
NOTE!!: Bag and included items must be returned to the circulation desk and cannot be returned to book drop.
NOTE!! Check-out and check-in process may be longer than normal as items will need to be inventoried.
Book club bag [book discussion kit]. The immortalists