Book Clubs

Lime Springs Library also holds a book discussion group every month.  Contact the library at 566-2207 if you are interested in joining the group


Book Club Discussion Group

The book discussion group will meet Tuesday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss the book Family Tree by Barbara Delinsky.

Dana Clarke has always longed for the stability of home and family--her own childhood was not an easy one.  Now she has married a man she adores who is from a prominent New England family, and she is about to give birth to their first child.  But what should be the happiest day of her life b ecomes the day her world falls apart.  Her daughter is born beautiful and health, but no one can help noticing the African American traits in her appearance.  Dana's husband, to her great sahock and dismay, begins to worry that people will think Dana has had an affair.

The only way to repair the damage done is for Dana to track down the father she never knew and to explore the possibility of African American lineage in his family history.  Dana's determination to discover the truth becomes a poignant journey back through her past and her husband's heritage that unearths secrtets rooted in prejudice and fear.

Barbara Delinsky's "Family Tree" is an utterly unforgettable novel that asks penetrating questions about race, family. and the choices people make in times of crisis--chsequences that can last for generations.