Seniors Program Glenview – Book Club: Girl Waits With Gun
Book Club – Girl Waits With Gun
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Most participants will use the free Talking Books player.
Please note that your cassette will contain two novels – we are only discussing the first one.
A Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart is a novel drawn from the real-life Kopp sisters & the forgotten true story of one of the nation’s first female deputy sheriffs. Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs, & has been isolated from the world since a family secret sent her & her sisters into hiding fifteen years ago. One day, a belligerent & powerful silk factory owner runs down their buggy, & a dispute over damages turns into a war of bricks, bullets & threats as he unleashes his gang on their family farm. When the sheriff enlists her help in convicting the men, Constance is forced to confront her past & defend her family — & she does it in a way that few women in 1914 would have dared.
Unless otherwise noted, all programs take place at the Chicago Lighthouse North at 222 Waukegan Road, Glenview, IL 60025. Please call (847) 510-6200 to RSVP for all events.