Meets at 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of each month.  This book club has been going strong for 40+ years and loves to see new faces! Find out what the next book is below. 
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Adult Book Group: "Invisible Bridge" by Julie Orringer

Event date: 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Once Upon a Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave
91020 Montrose

Paris, 1937. Andras, a Hungarian-Jewish architecture student,
arrives from Budapest with a scholarship, a single suitcase, and a
mysterious letter he promised to deliver. But when he falls into a
complicated relationship with the letter's recipient, he becomes privy
to a secret that will alter the course of hisand his
family's history. From the small Hungarian town of Konyár to the
grand opera houses of Budapest and Paris, from the despair of Carpathian
winter to an unimaginable life in labor camps, The Invisible Bridge tells the story of a family shattered and remade in history's darkest hour.

Join us as we discuss this fascinating historical novel.  All are welcome!


The Invisible Bridge (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400034376
Availability: Coming from our Warehouse. Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - January 25th, 2011

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