Daytime Book Discussion of "Hazards of Time Travel" by Joyce Carol Oates

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Read the book and join the discussion of "Hazards of Time Travel" by Joyce Carol Oates. New members always welcome!

Synopsis: "'Time travel' - and its hazards - are made literal in this astonishing new novel in which a recklessly idealistic girl dares to test the perimeters of her tightly controlled (future) world and is punished by being sent back in time to a region of North America - “Wainscotia, Wisconsin” - that existed 80 years before.  

Cast adrift in time in this idyllic Midwestern town, she is set upon a course of 'rehabilitation' - but cannot resist falling in love with a fellow exile and questioning the constrains of the Wainscotia world with results that are both devastating and liberating.  

Arresting and visionary, Hazards of Time Travel is both a novel of harrowing discovery and an exquisitely wrought love story that may be Joyce Carol Oates’s most unexpected novel so far."  -- Amazon.com

Where
Lakeview Library
Community Room - Fireplace Side
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Setup: 15 min
Takedown: 15 min
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Created by: Anonymous
Created: 2/18/20 - 11:34
Last updated: 12/18/21 - 12:03
Audience: Adult
Type: Library Program
Category/Topic: Book Discussion
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Language: English
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