Event Retired Readers Book Group

June 2, 2021 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Retired Readers Book Group invites you to join our monthly Zoom book discussion the first Wednesday of the month at 2pm. This month's title is: “The Atomic City Girls" by Janet Beard

This event will be held on Zoom. Register online by clicking here or by calling 978-465-4428 x 242. A link will be emailed to participants automatically. If you do not receive a link, please email info@newburyportpl.org or call 978-465-4428 x242. “In 1944, eighteen-year-old June Walker boards an unmarked bus, destined for a city that doesn't officially exist: Oak Ridge, Tennessee. There, June joins hundreds of other young girls operating massive machines whose purpose is never explained. They know they are helping to win the war, but must ask no questions and reveal nothing. June longs to know more about their top-secret assignment and begins an affair with Sam Cantor, the young Jewish physicist who oversees the lab where she works and understands the end goal only too well.”

Books are available for request via the library catalog.

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