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Afternoon Book Group: NH Big Read - The Bear

Afternoon Book Group: NH Big Read - The Bear In-Person

Celebrate New Hampshire's BIG READ by reading the NH Humanities choice for this year's Big Read: "The Bear" by Andrew Krivak.

In an Edenic future, a girl and her father live close to the land in the shadow of a lone mountain. They possess a few remnants of civilization: some books, a pane of glass, a set of flint and steel, a comb. The father teaches the girl how to fish and hunt, the secrets of the seasons and the stars. He is preparing her for an adulthood in harmony with nature, for they are the last of humankind. But when the girl finds herself alone in an unknown landscape, it is a bear that will lead her back home through a vast wilderness that offers the greatest lessons of all, if she can only learn to listen.  

A cautionary tale of human fragility, of love and loss, The Bear is a stunning tribute to the beauty of nature’s dominion and explores powerful themes about the importance of intergenerational storytelling, our complicated relationship with the environment, and how to prepare for an unknown future. 

Click here to learn more about the New Hampshire Big Read.

Join us the third Tuesday of every month for an in-depth discussion of quality best-selling fiction and nonfiction books including biographies, most less than 300 pages.

Registration requested.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 Show more dates
1:30pm - 3:00pm
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Community Room
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Rodgers Memorial Library
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