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Book Club Author Event: The Truth and Other Hidden Things

Tuesday, August 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Tuesday, August 17 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Date:
Tuesday, August 17
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Julie Sherr
Email:
JulieS@SCCLive.org

Book Club Author Event: The Truth and Other Hidden Things

A freshly funny and heartfelt novel about one woman’s secret life, the stories she tells, and the thrill and notoriety of being noticed.

Join us as we discuss…

The Truth and Other Hidden Things by Lea Geller

On the same day Bells Walker learns that her IUD has failed, her husband, Harry, is denied tenure at his Manhattan university. So Bells, Harry, their two adolescent children, and her baby bump move to New York’s Hudson Valley, where Harry has landed a job at Dutchess College in the town of Pigkill.

When the farm-to-table utopia Bells envisioned is anything but, she turns to the blogosphere. Under the pen name the County Dutchess, she anonymously dishes about life in Pigkill, detailing the activities of hypercompetitive parents and kombucha-drinking hipsters. Suddenly, Bells has a place to say all the things she’s been secretly thinking about being a wife and mother. As Bells turns the focus of her blog on her new neighbors, her readership continues to grow, but her scandalous posts hit closer to home: she puts Harry’s new job in jeopardy, derails her children’s lives, and risks the one real friendship she’s built.

When Bells uncovers scandals right under her nose, the Dutchess goes viral, and soon everyone is asking, Who is the County Dutchess? Now Bells has to ask herself if it’s worth losing the people closest to her to finally feel noticed by everyone else.

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Tuesday, August 17 at 12 noon

NJ location TBA

$25

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