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Thursday Evening Book Club

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Thursday Evening Book Club with books in front of blue painted wall

Book Club - Ask Again YesOur book will be Ask Again, Yes by May Beth Keane.

Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope, rookie NYPD cops, are neighbors in the suburbs. What happens behind closed doors in both houses—the loneliness of Francis’s wife, Lena, and the instability of Brian’s wife, Anne, sets the stage for the explosive events to come.

Ask Again, Yes is a deeply affecting exploration of the lifelong friendship and love that blossoms between Francis and Lena’s daughter, Kate, and Brian and Anne’s son, Peter. Luminous, heartbreaking, and redemptive, Ask Again, Yes reveals the way childhood memories change when viewed from the distance of adulthood—villains lose their menace and those who appeared innocent seem less so. Kate and Peter’s love story, while tested by echoes from the past, is marked by tenderness, generosity, and grace. One shocking night their loyalties are divided, and their bond will be tested again and again over the next thirty years. Heartbreaking and redemptive, Ask Again, Yes is a gorgeous and generous portrait of the daily intimacies of marriage and asks the question – How much can a family forgive?

Copies of the book are available at the library. Please join us. We will be having a socially distanced masked discussion.

Let us know if you would like to join us via Zoom.

Note the date. Thursday Evening Book Club is moving to the last week of the month.

Event Details

Date:
April 29
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Location

Basehor Community Library
1400 N 158th St
Basehor, KS 66007 United States
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Phone:
(913) 724-2828
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Organizer

Laura Carroll
Email:
lcarroll@basehorlibrary.org