To the Bright Edge of the World, by Eowyn Ivey
Thursday, August 15
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Included with admission; free for members
Lose yourself in this engrossing saga of a journey into the unknown. Set in 1885, it follows a small expedition up the fictional Wolverine River in Alaska. Journals and letters tell of harrowing escapes, near starvation, and Indian encounters on a mapping trip that opened this area of the Alaska Territory. The novel is based a real-life expedition by Henry Allen. Come for coffee and discussion led by Helen Huntley. Space is limited.