Bailey Booksters Book Club
Book discussions are held the 1st Wednesday of every month at 9:00 a.m. at the Bailey Library. Refreshments served. Newcomers are welcome.
Prairie Nocturne is the epic saga of two former lovers sired in the pages of Ivan Doig's acclaimed Montana Trilogy. Susan Duff — the bossy, indomitable schoolgirl with a silver voice from Dancing at the Rascal Fair— has reached middle age alone, teaching voice lessons to the progeny of Helena's high society. Wesley Williamson, young married heir to the Double W cattle empire, has been forced out of a political career as a result of his affair with Susan having become known. Years later, Wes and Susan have reunited to share in an extraordinary goal: launching the singing career of Monty Rathbun—a man on the wrong side of the racial divide. In this triumph of sure-footed storytelling, motives and fates dangerously entangle.
Set in Montana, France, Scotland, and New York during the Harlem Renaissance, Prairie Nocturne is a deeply longitudinal novel that raises everlasting questions of allegiance, the grip of the past, and the cost of passion.Please join the Booksters in reading and discussion.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 9 a.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bailey Library
Future reads and discussions 2015
April -Praire Nocturne by Ivan Doing
May-Twilight Over Burma by Inge Sargent
June-The Post Mistress by Sarah Blake
July-Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough
August-Pavillion of Women by Pearl Buck
September-Robin Paige Victorian Mysteries by Susan Wittig Albert