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Meet other book lovers in Augustana’s Book Group. Members choose the books and meet the third Monday of every month at 11:15 a.m. (bring your lunch) in the Anna Paulson Room at Augustana. Please join us to laugh, share wisdom and thoughts, and make new friends. No commitment, just drop in and join the fellowship!
For Katherine Givens and the four women about to become her best friends, the adventure begins with a UPS package. Inside is a pair of red sneakers filled with ashes and a note that will forever change their lives. Katherine’s oldest and dearest friend, the irrepressible Annie Freeman, left one final request — a traveling funeral — and she wants the most important women in her life as “pallbearers.”
From Sonoma to Manhattan, Katherine, Laura, Rebecca, Jill, and Marie will carry Annie’s ashes to the special places in her life. At every stop there’s a surprise encounter and a small miracle waiting, and as they whoop it up across the country, attracting interest wherever they go, they share their deepest secrets — tales of broken hearts and second chances, missed opportunities and new beginnings. And as they grieve over what they’ve lost, they discover how much is still possible if only they can unravel the secret Annie left them . . . (source Goodreads).
Bring your lunch and join us Monday, September 18 at 11:15 a.m. in the Anna Paulson Room.