Second Saturday Readers-The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy Marie Buchanon
LVDL’s Adult Book Discussion on the Second Saturday of the month at 10:00a.m. This month’s title is The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy Marie Buchanon. Set against the backdrop of WWI and Niagara Falls in 1915, the dawn of the hydroelectric power era. A child of privilege, Bess sees her fortunes change when her father loses his job at the Niagara Power Company. Cast into proverty, her family disgraced, Bess tries to hold things together while her sister slips into depression, her father drinks, and her mother withdraws. After another tragedy strikes, Bess finds comfort in the love of Tom Cole, a river man with a mysterious connection to the falls.
Books are available the month prior to the discussion at the Circulation Desk. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend.Read more >