Wednesday, September 18, 10:15 - 11:00 a.m.
or Thursday, September 19, 7:00 -7:45 p.m.
Young Tommy Bedford idolizes rugged television cowboy Red McGraw, played convincingly by the handsome and charming actor Ray Montane. When his sister Diane weds Ray, Tommy is certain his dreams of campfires, cowboys, and rodeos will all come true in this fifth novel by Nicholas Evans, author of The Horse Whisperer.
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
In Rachel Joyce's debut novel, Harold Fry begins his day with a leisurely stroll to post a letter to his dear, ill, former co-worker Queenie. Harold surprises himself, as well as family, friends, and strangers too, as his small errand evolves into a 600 mile odyssey across England.
Living unnoticed with her father in the woods near Portland, Oregon, 13-year-old Caroline is smart and resourceful. One small mistake, however, leads to their discovery. When the police and social services become involved, the pair begins a bumpy and disturbing journey back to civilization. Peter Rock's novel is inspired by a true story.