Book Club Set

Book Club Set

#81, Miller's Valley

Book Club Kit - 2017
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For generations the Millers have lived in Miller's Valley, Pennsylvania. Mimi Miller tells about her life with intimacy and honesty. As Mimi eavesdrops on her parents and quietly observes the people around her, she discovers more and more about the toxicity of family secrets, the dangers of gossip, the flaws of marriage, the inequalities of friendship, and the risks of passion, loyalty, and love. Home, as Mimi begins to realize, can be "a place where it's just as easy to feel lost as it is to feel content." Miller's Valley is a study of family, memory, loss, and, ultimately, discovery, of finding true identity and a new vision of home. As Mimi says, "No one ever leaves the town where they grew up, even if they go."
Publisher: Burnaby, BC :, Burnaby Public Library,, 2017
Description: 10 identical volumes (263 pages ; 21 cm.), 1 guide ; in canvas bag (34 x 49 x 22 cm)
ISBN: 9780812985900
Branch Call Number: BOOK CLUB SET 81

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Growing up in the 1960s as a young girl in Miller's Valley – an ordinary farming town that may be facing its final days – Mimi is observing adults, selling corn, and watching the world around her change. This novel takes us through the changing eras of Mimi and her family, as their secrets are re... Read More »


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