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Mystery Book Group

Wednesday October 6, 2021
3:00 PM until 4:15 PM


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Iron Lake by William Kent Krueger

Part Irish, part Anishinaabe Indian, Corcoran "Cork" O'Connor is the former sheriff of Aurora, Minnesota - population 3,752. Embittered by his "former" status, and the marital meltdown that has separated him from his children, Cork gets by on heavy doses of caffeine, nicotine, and guilt. Once a cop on Chicago's South Side, he's found that there's not much left in life that can shock him. But when the town's judge, Robert Parrant, is brutally murdered, and Eagle Scout Paul LeBeau is reported missing, Cork takes on a mind-jolting case of conspiracy, corruption and scandal.

Moderated by Carole Shmurak, author of 11 books and Professor Emerita at Central Connecticut State University. To participate, contact Carole at cshmurak@gmail.com.

*WPL is closely monitoring the current public health situation, and may require masking during meetings or for them to be held virtually. You will be notified of our final decision no later than one week in advance. Refreshments will not be served at in-person meetings at this time. Thank you for helping us keep our community safe. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Leah Farrell at (203) 284-6425 or lfarrell@wallingfordlibrary.org


Fall 2021: Land of 10,000 Lakes

The stereotypical behavior of people from Minnesota (courteous, reserved, and mild-mannered) is popularly known as “Minnesota nice.” The cultural characteristics of "Minnesota nice" include polite friendliness, an aversion to open confrontation, a tendency toward understatement, a disinclination to make a direct fuss or stand out, apparent emotional restraint, and self-deprecation. But clearly, not everyone in Minnesota behaves that way  — as these four novels illustrate.


Location: Charlotte Collins Meeting Room
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