"Between the Lines" Book Group

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

Friday, August 2, 2013
12:00pm @ Westport Branch

Join the "Between the Lines" Book Group to discuss "Shell Seekers" by Rosamunde Pilcher:

Set in London and Cornwall from World War II to present,The Shell Seekers tells the story of the Keeling family, and of the passions and heartbreak that have held them together for three generations. The family centers around Penelope, and it is her love, courage, and sense of values that determine the course of all their lives, Deftly shifting back and forth in time, each chapter centers on one of the principal players in the family's history. the unifying thread is an oil painting entitled "The Shell Seekers," done by Penelope's father. It is this painting that symbolizes to Penelope the ties between the generations. But it is the fate of this painting that just may tear the family apart. From the Hardcover edition.