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October 18, 2021, 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
October 18, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Georgetown Charter Township Public Library - Meeting Room AB
Georgetown Charter Township Public Library - Meeting Room AB
One title, one state, and thousands engaged in literary discussion.
Join us for a discussion of the book "The Women of the Copper Country" by Mary Doria Russell. Please sign up in advance as copies and space are limited.
In July 1913, twenty-five-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair. She’s spent her whole life in the copper-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risk their lives for meager salaries—and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their husbands and sons deep underground each day, dreading the fateful call of the company man telling them their loved ones aren’t coming home. When Annie decides to stand up for herself, and the entire town of Calumet, nearly everyone believes she may have taken on more than she is prepared to handle.
In Annie’s hands lie the miners’ fortunes and their health, her husband’s wrath...