This unique reading and discussion series is led by a local scholar. Let's Talk About It– Altered Landscapes: North Carolina’s Changing World
, features lively discussion of five books, all written between 2003 and 2007. Synopsis: The first book in the series, Salt,
by Isabel Zuber, is the story of Anna Stockton. Anna was a bright, imaginative child exulting in a rare freedom in the mountains of North Carolina who grew into a young woman possessed of romantic yearnings and a great love of books. Hungering to make a new kind of life for herself, she marries John Bayley, a man twice widowed, and begins a family amid a difficult and fiery union. Set in the fictional hamlet of Faith, North Carolina, Salt
weaves together the lives of Anna’s family and friends in a remarkably moving novel of exultation and despair, of grief and ghosts. Registration is required and can be done online, by telephone, or in person at any branch.
If you’d like to borrow a copy of the book from the library, ask when you register, or click here
to place a hold. For more information, call the library at 483-7727, or email us
for more information.