Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
November 7 & 10, 2017
In Brooklyn during the Great Depression, Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to visit Dexter Styles, a man who is somehow crucial to the survival of her father and her family. Years later, her father has disappeared and the country is at war. Now working as a diver repairing ships and supporting her family, Anna encounters Styles once again.