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BOOK CLUB: DEAR EDWARDTuesday, March 24 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

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Tuesday, March 24 @ 11:45 am - 1:15 pm

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Date:
Tuesday, March 24
Time:
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
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Julie Sherr
Email:
JulieS@SCCLive.org

BOOK CLUB: DEAR EDWARD

What does it mean not just to survive, but to truly live?

One summer morning, twelve-year-old Edward Adler, his beloved older brother, his parents, and 183 other passengers board a flight in Newark headed for Los Angeles. Among them are a Wall Street wunderkind, a young woman coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy, an injured veteran returning from Afghanistan, a business tycoon, and a free-spirited woman running away from her controlling husband. Halfway across the country, the plane crashes. Edward is the sole survivor.

Edward’s story captures the attention of the nation, but he struggles to find a place in a world without his family. He continues to feel that a part of himself has been left in the sky, forever tied to the plane and all of his fellow passengers. But then he makes an unexpected discovery—one that will lead him to the answers of some of life’s most profound questions: When you’ve lost everything, how do you find the strength to put one foot in front of the other? How do you learn to feel safe again? How do you find meaning in your life?

Dear Edward is at once a transcendent coming-of-age story, a multidimensional portrait of an unforgettable cast of characters, and a breathtaking illustration of all the ways a broken heart learns to love again.

Click here to read more about this book.

Moderated by Sandy Azizo

$28, Member discount price: $25 | Light lunch served

Tuesday, March 24, 11:45 AM at the Center

For more info, click here to email Julie Sherr.