Explorers

BARBARA BUSH BRANCH -- AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB

Lost City of Z

Title to be discussed: Lost City of Z, by David Grann. Date of meeting: Thursday, April 22, 1:30pm in the Earl Elliott Room. Will be repeated Friday, April 23, 2:30pm in the Women's Council of Realtors Conference Room. Summary: Journalist David Grann delves deep into the mystery surrounding British explorer Percy Fawcett's disappearance in 1925,  and the even greater mystery of what Fawcett was seeking in the Amazon valley. Next selection: Art of Racing in the Rain.

Hey! What About the Other Pole?

This is the time of year where most people are focusing their efforts and thoughts upon the all-important North Pole, from where they hope to receive many new toys and treasures. However, during this week in 1907, the World’s greatest explorers were more interested in the other side of the globe and the South Pole!

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