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April Book Club Pick - Academy Street

Join the Office of Alumni Relations this spring as we discuss the emotional novel Academy Street by Mary Costello.

 

 

 

Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Time: 5:30–7:00 pm
Location: Regina Peruggi Room
Treats and refreshments will be available. 

 

 

 

Tess’s childhood in 1940’s rural Ireland is defined by the sudden death of her mother. Later, in New York, she encounters the ferocious power and calamity of love and the effects of catastrophic fate. The novel resonates with the rhythms of memory and home as well as those of America’s greatest city.

This is an intimate story about unexpected gifts and unbearable losses, and the perpetual ache for belonging. It is exquisitely written and profoundly moving.
(Goodreads synopsis, 2020)