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SJCPL Online Book Club

Here We Are by Graham Swift

2021-06-28 20:00:00 2021-06-28 20:45:00 America/New_York SJCPL Online Book Club Saturated with images and metaphors that recur like melodies, this jewel of a novel conjures the shared past of a group of entertainers who performed together in 1959 seaside Brighton. - Adult Virtual Programming Room

Monday, June 28
8:00pm - 8:45pm

Add to Calendar 2021-06-28 20:00:00 2021-06-28 20:45:00 America/New_York SJCPL Online Book Club Saturated with images and metaphors that recur like melodies, this jewel of a novel conjures the shared past of a group of entertainers who performed together in 1959 seaside Brighton. - Adult Virtual Programming Room

Adult Virtual Programming Room

Saturated with images and metaphors that recur like melodies, this jewel of a novel conjures the shared past of a group of entertainers who performed together in 1959 seaside Brighton.

In brilliant, spare prose and beautifully conceived characters whose seemingly quietly ordinary lives contain multitudes, Here We Are is magical. During the summer of 1959, in a vaudeville show on the pier in Brighton, England, the intertwined lives of three performers – Jack Robbins, the show’s master of ceremonies, Ronnie Deane, magician extraordinaire, and his assistant Evie White – are related in flashbacks and flashforwards. In 200 pages, author Graham Swift shows us life’s mysteries, its rewards and its tragedies.

One meeting: Monday, June 28, from 8:00-8:45 p.m. Registration required.

Here We Are is available in print, hoopla e-book and e-audiobook and OverDrive/Libby e-book and e-audiobook.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Books & Authors |

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