Tuesday, April 05, 2022, 2:00 PM
This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be 142 Ostriches by April Davila.
Aviva Grossman, a congressional intern, makes the mistake of having an affair with her boss. When it comes to light, the congressman doesn’t take the fall. But Aviva does, and her life is over before it hardly begins. She sees no way out but to change her name and move to a remote town in Maine. This time, she When Tallulah Jones was 13, her grandmother plucked her from the dank Oakland apartment she shared with her unreliable mom and brought her to the family ostrich ranch in the Mojave Desert. After 11 years caring for the curious, graceful birds, Tallulah accepts a job in Montana and prepares to leave home. But when Grandma Helen dies under strange circumstances, Tallulah inherits everything – just days before the birds inexplicably stop laying eggs.