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2012 Community Read based on 'The Things They Carried'

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2012 Community Read based on 'The Things They Carried'
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

The 2012 Community Read, "One Community, One Book," will focus on the book, The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien.

The collection of stories is about a platoon of American soldiers in the Vietnam War.

The Community Read events include:

February 9 at 7 p.m. - Showing of the movie, In Country, at the Douglas County Library meeting room. Discussion to follow.

February 16 at 6:30 p.m. - Discussion of the book The Things They Carried at the Douglas County Library meeting room.

February 22 at 2:45 p.m. - Discussion of The Things They Carried at the Jefferson High School media center with English teacher Sara Kosters.

February 27 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Discussion of The Things They Carried with Major General Larry Shellito (location to be announced).

All events are free and open to the public.

Community Read is a collaboration of the Douglas County Friends and Foundation, Cherry Street Books and Alexandria Community Education.

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