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December Book Group: Wonder Wheel

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Our December book group discussion will feature Harriet Shenkman’s latest book of poetry, Wonder Wheel. This is an amazing opportunity to delve into the themes of these captivating poems with the author. Don’t miss out on this chance to gain greater insight into the book and to connect with fellow readers.

 

Cost: $10; free for Adult Membership Pass holders

Advance registration/RSVP is required.

About the Book

Poems in this book take the long view. They relate a young woman’s escape to American before the Holocaust, although her family, including several sisters, remains in Europe and perishes. Other poems show the long shadow of such trauma as it visits the next generation. And there are poignant poems of a husband’s decline through dementia. Between these traumas, moments of joy and adventure add their own sparkle. Harriet Shenkman casts a long and thoughtful gaze through time as she considers ancestors, her own youth and adulthood, and the lives of her children. The circle of life resonates throughout this collection.

About our Book Group

Discuss new releases, fiction and non fiction with your peers. Every month the author of our book of the month visits and fields questions about their book and the writing and publication process. Books are available for purchase or included with the Adult Membership Pass.

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Event Details

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Friday, December 22, 2023, 1:00 PM2:30 PM

JCCMW
999 Wilmot Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States

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Organizer

Jacob Nurick
Email
nurickj@jccmw.org

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