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Books in the Afternoon: Beautiful Ruins

Thursday, September 18, 2014 | Other Dates  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for lively discussions of contemporary fiction. Discussions will be held in the Large Print Room on the First Floor from 1-2 PM, and again from 6-7 PM.

This month's selection is Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter - The novel begins with a young Italian innkeeper watching a mysterious woman in a boat approach the rocky shoreline near his tiny hotel. The American actress has come to the little-visited town to recover from an illness. What follows is a story that moves from 1962 Italy to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival then contemporary Hollywood and is filled with interesting characters navigating life and clinging to their dreams.

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Event fee: Free
Location:
First Floor
4400 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact:
Joanne
412.622.3151
newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org