2006 NCHS Faculty Book Club Archives

Nov. 2006 Niagara Lights the World: Historic Novel Niagara Lights the World: Historic Novel, by Margaret S. Laurie
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Oct. 2006

The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Call Number: F E393k 2005

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, by Kim Edwards
On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down’s syndrome. He asks his nurse to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret. But Caroline, the nurse, cannot leave the infant. Instead, she disappears into another city to raise the child herself. [Description from WorldCat.org]
Sept. 2006 The Glass Castle: A Memoir The Glass Castle: A Memoir, by Jeannette Walls
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Aug. 2006 Moloka'i Moloka’i, by Alan Brennert
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July 2006 The Plot Against America The Plot Against America, by Philip Roth
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June 2006 When the Emperor was Divine: A Novel When the Emperor was Divine: A Novel, by Julie Otsuka
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May 2006

Memoirs of a Geisha

Call Number: F G653a 2005

Memoirs of a Geisha, by Arthur Golden
A fisherman’s daughter in 1930s Japan rises to become a famous geisha. After training, Sayuri is sold to the highest bidder; then the school finds her a general for a patron. When he dies, she is reunited with the only man she loved. [Description from WorldCat.org]
April 2006

Night

Call Number: 940.53 W547e 1958

Night, by Elie Wiesel
Born in the town of Sighet, Transylvania, Elie Wiesel was a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home in 1944 to the Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald. [This book] is the terrifying record of Elie Wiesel’s memories of the death of his family, the death of his own innocence, and his despair as a deeply observant Jew confronting the absolute evil of man. [Description from WorldCat.org]
March 2006

The Kite Runner

Call Number: F H677k 2003

The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
Traces the unlikely friendship of a wealthy Afghan youth and a servant’s son in a tale that spans the final days of Afghanistan’s monarchy through the atrocities of the present day. [Description from WorldCat.org]
Feb. 2006 The Falls: A Novel The Falls: A Novel, by Joyce Carol Oates
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Jan. 2006 Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, by Azar Nafisi
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