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Community Book Club to Discuss ‘Commonwealth’

December 5, 2016, 1:00 PM HST
* Updated September 8, 5:11 PM
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The campus of Hawaii Preparatory Academy in Waimea. Courtesy photo.

The Hawaii Preparatory Academy Community Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Ko Kakou Student Union, Upper Campus.

Community Book Club meetings are free and open to the public.

Light refreshments will be served and participants are invited to bring a snack to share.

Lois Inman, Dyer Memorial librarian, and Jaime Johnson, Upper School English teacher, will lead the group.

The current book selection is Commonwealth by bestselling author Ann Patchett. She is also the winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize.

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Commonwealth tells the story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families lives. The Keating and Cousins children forge a lasting bond based on a shared disillusionment with their parents while spending summers together in Virginia.

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For more information, contact Jaime Johnson at [email protected].

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