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Central Region Book Club: "In the Midst of Winter" - 2 CEUs
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Join the Central Region Book Club for a facilitated group discussion of the book, "In the Midst of Winter" by Isabel Allende. Barbara Driscoll de Alvarado, PhD, Associate Professor at Anna Maria College, will be our discussant.

1/21/2020
When: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Where: Adcare Outpatient Services
95 Lincoln St.
Worcester, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: Jessica O’Neill


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Join the Central Region Book Club for a facilitated group discussion of the book, In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende. Barbara Driscoll de Alvarado, PhD, Associate Professor at Anna Maria College, will be our discussant. Registration, light refreshments, and networking will begin at 5:45 pm. Program will run from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.

 

About the Book (from Amazon):

An instant New York Times bestseller, In the Midst of Winter is about three very different people who are brought together in a mesmerizing story that offers “a timely message about immigration and the meaning of home” (People). During the biggest Brooklyn snowstorm in living memory, Richard Bowmaster, a lonely university professor in his sixties, hits the car of Evelyn Ortega, a young undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, and what at first seems an inconvenience takes a more serious turn when Evelyn comes to his house, seeking help. At a loss, the professor asks his tenant, Lucia Maraz, a fellow academic from Chile, for her advice. As these three lives intertwine, each will discover truths about how they have been shaped by the tragedies they witnessed, and Richard and Lucia will find unexpected, long overdue love. Allende returns here to themes that have propelled some of her finest work: political injustice, the art of survival, and the essential nature of—and our need for—love.

 

Approved for 2 CEUs

$10 for NASW-MA members | $20 for non-members

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