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MAC'S BOOK CLUB/THE SPARROW BY MARY DORIA RUSSELL

Mac's Book Club will meet on Wednesday, February 15th at 7:30 p.m. at Tommy's Restaurant next to the bookstore. We will discuss The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell and she will be on hand to answer questions.

The Sparrow (20th Anniversary edition) is one of the country's most beloved book club titles. Never out of print, the book keeps finding new readers and satisfying re-readers.

A visionary work that combines speculative fiction with deep philosophical inquiry, The Sparrow tells the story of a charismatic Jesuit priest and linguist, Emilio Sandoz, who leads a scientific mission entrusted with a profound task: to make first contact with intelligent extraterrestrial life. The mission begins in faith, hope, and beauty, but a series ofsmall misunderstandings brings it to a catastrophic end.Mary Doria Russell has been called one of the most versatile writers in contemporary American literature. Widely praised for her meticulous research, fine prose, and compelling narrative drive, she is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Sparrow, Children of God, A Thread of Grace, Dreamers of the Day, Doc, and Epitaph. Dr. Russell holds a Ph.D. in biological anthropology. She lives in Lyndhurst, Ohio.

Mary Doria Russell has been called one of the most versatile writers in contemporary American literature. Widely praised for her meticulous research, fine prose, and compelling narrative drive, she is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of The Sparrow, Children of God, A Thread of Grace, Dreamers of the Day, Doc, and Epitaph. .

Event date: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Event address: 
1820 Coventry Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
The Sparrow Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780449912553
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - September 8th, 1997