Read Around the World: Barbados

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Wednesday, June 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Main Library  – Explore thought-provoking fiction from around the globe. his month’s book is The Star Side of Bird Hill by Naomi Jackson. This tautly paced coming-of-age novel of community, betrayal, and love centers on two sisters, exiled from Brooklyn to Bird Hill in Barbados after their mother can no longer care for them. Dionne spends the summer in search of love, and wanting to go home, while Phaedra investigates their mother’s mysterious life. Our Read Around the World book club meets once a month to discuss titles from foreign locales.  All titles are available from Maplewood Library or through the BCCLS consortium.