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Our Summer Book Club: Circling the Sun by Paula McLain



Launch Event

for Paula McLain's

new novel

Circling the Sun


AT 7:00 PM

Darien Community Association

274 Middlesex Road


Tickets $28.00 - includes wine, hors d'ouevres &

a signed copy of Circling the Sun

call 203-655-2712, purchase at register

or click here


Set during 1920’s and 30s, Circling the Sun tells the story of Beryl Markham, a strong, intelligent and fearless girl growing up in the dramatic farmlands of Kenya. McLain’s beautiful tale reveals the exciting adventures of a woman before her time and the chances she takes to achieve all of her goals.  Fans of Paula McClain will love Circling the Sun as much as, if not more, than The Paris Wife. One of the best books I've read in a long time!  Tatum Fichthorn

 Paula McLain received an MFA in poetry from the University of Michigan and has been a resident of Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. She is the author of two collections of poetry, as well as a memoir, Like Family. Her first novel, A Ticket to Ride was published in 2009, followed by The Paris Wife in 2012. She  lives with her family in Cleveland.


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