In brief: The Giver of Stars; Letters from. - the Guardian.
Set in Depression-era America, THE GIVER OF STARS is a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of ME BEFORE YOU and THE PEACOCK EMPORIUM. Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But.
The group decided to read different books over the summer and since zoom.com has worked well; we can be anywhere this summer and still participate with the book discussion. Molly plans to be in North Carolina this summer and will run the discussion from there. The following are the Summer book selections: July 16 is The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides and August 20 is The Giver of Stars by.
The Giver of Stars (Book): Moyes, Jojo: Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt's new traveling library, Alice signs.
The Giver by Lois Lowry This Newberry Award winner allows adults to explore some pretty serious themes after enjoying a quick and easy read. So, without further ado, here are discussion questions for The Giver by Lois Lowry. 1. Why is collective memory so important? What would be the results if society had no memory of its past? Is this happening or has it happened in the past? 2. Why was the.
Discussion Questions 1. While writing and researching The Giver of Stars, author Jojo Moyes visited Kentucky several times, stayed in a tiny cabin on the side of a mountain, rode horses along the trails, and met the people of Kentucky. Did the characters and sense of place feel authentic to you? 2. Alice, a Brit, is an outsider, but eventually.
The Giver of Stars is the most sweeping, dramatic, richly evocative book, full of brilliantly feisty women' Sophie Kinsella 'Alice had come halfway across the world to find that, yet again, she was considered wanting. Well, she thought, if that was what everyone thought, she might as well live up to it.' England, late 1930s, and Alice Wright - restless, stifled - makes an impulsive decision to.