--> READ 4 THe FuN oF iT @<br> aaRoN CuTLeR MeMoRiaL LiBRaRy: <i>Turn of Mind</i> is June's Book of the Month

Saturday, June 01, 2013

 

Turn of Mind is June's Book of the Month


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June's featured novel is Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante. Copies are available upstairs at the Circulation Desk.

About the Book
My name is Dr. Jennifer White. I am sixty-four years old. I have dementia. My son, Mark, is twenty-nine. My daughter, Fiona, twenty-four. A caregiver, Magdalena, lives with me.
Alice LaPlante’s Turn of Mind is a spellbinding novel about the disintegration of a strong woman’s mind and the unhinging of her family. Dr. Jennifer White, recently widowed and a newly retired orthopedic surgeon, is entering the beginning stages of dementia — where the impossibility of recognizing reality can be both a blessing and a curse.
As the story opens, Jennifer’s life-long friend and neighbor, Amanda, has been killed, and four fingers surgically removed. Dr. White is the prime suspect in the murder and she herself doesn’t know if she did it or not. Narrated in her voice, fractured and eloquent, a picture emerges of the surprisingly intimate, complex alliance between this pair — two proud, forceful women who were at times each other’s most formidable adversaries.

Coming in July:  Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close

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