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Book Club

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Join us for a discussion of Be frank with me by Julia Claiborne Johnson

Copies of the book available at the library, or you can request one here.

Summary:

Reclusive literary legend M. M. ‘Mimi’ Banning has been holed up in her Bel Air mansion for years. But after falling prey to a Bernie Madoff-style ponzi scheme, she’s flat broke. Now Mimi must write a new book for the first time in decades, and to ensure the timely delivery of her manuscript, her New York publisher sends an assistant to monitor her progress. The prickly Mimi reluctantly complies, with a few stipulations: No Ivy-Leaguers or English majors. Must drive, cook, tidy. Computer whiz. Good with kids. Quiet, discreet, sane. When Alice Whitley arrives at the Banning mansion, she’s put to work right away-as a full-time companion to Frank, the writer’s eccentric nine-year-old, a boy with the wit of Noel Coward, the wardrobe of a 1930s movie star, and very little in common with his fellow fourth-graders.

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Date:
May 23
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bacon Free Library
58 Eliot Street
Natick, MA 01760 United States
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Phone:
508-653-6730

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