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Main Street Readers Book Club

Main Street Readers is a free and open book club held at Main Street Books on the third Tuesday of every month. No registration necessary.

About November’s selection, Ahab’s Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund:

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A magnificent, vast, and enthralling saga, Sena Jeter Naslund's Ahab's Wife is a remarkable epic spanning a rich, eventful, and dramatic life. Inspired by a brief passage in Moby Dick, it is the story of Una, exiled as a child to live in a lighthouse, removed from the physical and emotional abuse of a religion-mad father. It is the romantic adventure of a young woman setting sail in a cabin boy's disguise to encounter darkness, wonder, and catastrophe; the story of a devoted wife who witnesses her husband's destruction by obsession and madness. Ultimately it is the powerful and moving story of a woman's triumph over tragedy and loss through her courage, creativity, and intelligence. 

Earlier Event: November 19
Main Street Readers Book Club