Wednesday, August 14
4pm in the Activity Room
The reading selection for August is Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to visit Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. With the atmosphere of a noir thriller, this historical novel follows Anna and Styles into a world populated by gangsters, sailors, divers, bankers, and union men.