Women Authors Book Club : Whistling Past the Graveyard

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When:
January 8, 2018 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm
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Where:
Carrollwood Cultural Center
4537 Lowell Rd
Tampa, FL 33618
USA
Contact:
Debbie Doliner

Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall

Whistling Past The Graveyard by Susan Crandall

From an award-winning author comes a wise and tender coming-of-age story about a nine-year-old girl who runs away from her Mississippi home in 1963, befriends a lonely woman suffering loss and abuse, and embarks on a life-changing roadtrip.

Whistling past the graveyard. That’s what Daddy called it when you did something to keep your mind off your most worstest fear. . . . 

In the summer of 1963, nine-year-old Starla Claudelle runs away from her strict grandmother’s Mississippi home. Starla’s destination is Nashville, where her mother went to become a famous singer, abandoning Starla when she was three. Walking a lonely country road, Starla accepts a ride from Eula, a black woman traveling alone with a white baby. Now, on the road trip that will change her life forever, Starla sees for the first time life as it really is—as she reaches for a dream of how it could one day be.

For more information, please contact Group Leader, Debbie Doliner, at debdoliner@gmail.com.

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