Personal tools
You are here: Home Library Calendar Vail Public Library's Book Discussion Group
Ask A Librarian

24/7 Reference help

Text 970-497-2131 and enter TOV as the first three characters of the text, then type your question.

or chat below

"Everyone knows that a man can always marry even if he reaches 102, is penniless, and has all his faculties gone. There is always some woman willing to take a chance on him. (from the Complete Book of Etiquette, 1952)"

—Amy Vanderbilt

 

Vail Public Library's Book Discussion Group

Document Actions
— filed under:

This month's selection is "Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological Plunder and Obsession" by Craig Childs

What
  • All Ages
When March 12, 2014
from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Where Vail Public Library's Community Room
Contact Name Vail Public Library
Contact Email
Contact Phone 970-479-2187
Add event to calendar vCal
iCal

This month's selection is "Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archaeological Plunder and Obsession" by Craig Childs. Summary: "To whom does the past belong? Is the archeologist who discovers a lost tomb a sort of hero--or a villain? If someone steals a relic from a museum and returns it to the ruin it came from, is she a thief? Written in his trademark lyrical style, Craig Childs's riveting new book is a ghost story--an intense, impassioned investigation into the nature of the past and the things we leave behind. We visit lonesome desert canyons and fancy Fifth Avenue art galleries, journey throughout the Americas, Asia, the past and the present. The result is a brilliant book about man and nature, remnants and memory, a dashing tale of crime and detection."

c    o