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The fourth and final discussion in the Library's fall book discussion series "The Novella: Short but Powerful" will focus on The Housekeeper and the Professor, by Yoko Ogawa. The novella is a poignant tale of the young Housekeeper and her ten-year-old son and their relationship with the Professor, who was seriously injured in a car accident and whose short term memory only lasts 80 minutes. He can remember his theorems and favorite baseball players, but the Housekeeper must reintroduce herself every morning, sometimes several times a day. The novella evokes the joy of learning, and with its somewhat eccentric yet loveable protagonists, is apleasure to read. The discussion will be held on Tuesday, December 2nd @7:00 p.m. in Laconia Rotary Hall located on the lower level of the Library. Copies of the book are available to check out at the Library's Main Circulation desk.The discussion leader will be Frumie Selchen.

 

 

 
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