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CapRadio Reads is a book club and online reading community, hosted by Capital Public Radio. Moderator Vicki Lorini and host Donna Apidone encourage you to participate in person or on the website.

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May 6, 2015

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 | Permalink

We are almost ready to welcome Ann Packer, in conversation with Donna Apidone, to discuss her new book, The Children's Crusade. 

Having read the book, I can tell you this could be the story of many of our lives.  If you have siblings, chances are they are going to have something interesting in their lives or personalities. The more siblings, the more interesting it gets.....and then, as the saying goes, "If it's not one thing, it's your Mother!" 

Now, with all of these interesting people in the world, why can't we all write a book like The Children's Crusade?  NPR, in its review of the book, put it perfectly: "Packer's splintered narrative style and the richness of her characters and language illuminate the unexpected depths of the commonplace." 

If you are interested in hearing more about the book, about her writing experience, or maybe just more about this pretty amazing family, please join us.  We'll be serving the usual splendid appetizers, desserts and wine, and don't forget The Cookie. Tuesday, May 12 at 6:00pm in our Community Room.  Go to our web page at CapRadio.org/reads and get your tickets now. I'll see you there.

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