Armchair Traveler Book Group

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Escape into intriguing books set in striking locales

Meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 11:00 am at
Walteria Library, 3815 W. 242 St. Torrance, 90505 310-375-8418 


Leopard at the Door

Wednesday,  October 9, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

Leopard at the Door
by Jennifer McVeigh
Set in Kenya in the 1950s against the fading backdrop of the British Empire, a story of self-discovery, betrayal, and an impossible love.

 

Moon and Sixpence

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.
Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham

One of Maugham's most popular works, The Moon and Sixpence is a riveting story about an uncompromising and self-destructive man who forsakes wealth and comfort to pursue the life of a painter.

  

Ice Ghosts


Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition by Paul Watson
The spellbinding true story of the greatest cold case in Arctic history. Spanning nearly 200 years, Ice Ghosts is a fast-paced detective story about Western science, indigenous beliefs, and the irrepressible spirit of exploration and discovery.

 

All discussions are free and no registration is required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Torrance Library