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    Granite City Book Club-Grand Opening by Jon Hassler

    Granite City Book Club-Grand Opening by Jon Hassler

    Presented by Stearns History Museum

    March 14, 2012

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    This book club will feature Grand Opening, by Jon Hassler. The year is 1944, and Hank and Catherine Foster have packed up their belongings, a 12-year-old son, and his 80-year-old grandfather and moved to Plum, Minnesota. Unaccustomed to life in a small town, they struggle to establish a successful supermarket while adjusting to the close-minded townspeople and their religious bigotry. Jon Hassler was Jim Olsen’s mentor. Jim, a local author who also taught this novel in a literature course at SJU, will attend the meeting to lead the discussion on this book, which was Jon Hassler’s fifth novel. Refreshments will be served.


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        Stearns History Museum

        235 33rd Avenue South
        Saint Cloud, MN 56301

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        Free to Museum members otherwise $5 adult admission

        Info Phone: 253-8424

      • Dates & Times

        Dates:
        March 14, 2012

        Times:

        6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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