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Book Club

Chris Wetterich – “For two years, patrons and employees at Lincoln Library have stared into the faces of the Springfield’s homeless every day. More info on this year’s book. Now, through Together We Read, a community reading program, they can read a novel featuring a character who tries to understand how a once-successful photographer ended up on the street.

One Response to “Book Club”

  1. Matt
    September 17, 2007 at 6:47 pm #

    “House to House: An Epic Memoir of War”. It’s written by SSG David Bellavia

    One reviewer say it is nothing less than a 21st-century “The Red Badge of Courage”. There are already talks about making it into a movie.

    Bringing to searing life the terrifying intimacy of hand-to-hand infantry combat, House to House is far more than just another war story. Populated by an indelibly drawn cast of characters, from a fearless corporal who happens to be a Bush-hating liberal to an inspirational sergeant-major who became the author’s own lost father figure, it develops the intensely close relationships that form between soldiers under fire. Their friendships, tested in brutal combat, would never be quite the same. Not all of them would make it out of the city alive. What happened to them in their bloody embrace with America’s most implacable enemy is a harrowing, unforgettable story of triumph, tragedy, and the resiliency of the human spirit.

    You can order on for just 17 bucks.

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