Lakeland Book Club

Reading good books with good friends in North Idaho

Group Email Address January 4, 2013

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The email address: will send an email to all members of the Book Club.  (You can see all current members in the Member Directory.)

Please add the following email addresses to your “safe list:” and  This will ensure that you receive all group emails.

You should have received an email that looks like the email below.  If you do not see this email in your inbox, please check your junk mail folder.  If you don’t have this email at all, please contact Rachel.

The Member Directory is password protected.  It does include two capital letters and one space.  If you can’t figure it out from the hint provided, please contact Rachel.

Lakeland Book Club Email


February, March, April…

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The next couple of book selections will be:

February:  Christy Child

March:  Mandi Hollis

April:  Rachel Maughan

A good book


Zenzele: A Letter For My Daughter | January, 2013 January 1, 2013

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Zenzele: A Letter For My Daughter by J. Nozipo Maraire

Selected by Berenice Munyer

Zenzele: A Letter For My Daughter


Written as a letter from a Zimbabwean mother to her daughter, a student at Harvard, J. Nozipo Maraire evokes the moving story of a mother reaching out to her daughter to share the lessons life has taught her and bring the two closer than ever before. Interweaving history and memories, disappointments and dreams, Zenzele tells the tales of Zimbabwe’s struggle for independence and the men and women who shaped it: Zenzele’s father, an outspoken activist lawyer; her aunt, a schoolteacher by day and secret guerrilla fighter by night; and her cousin, a maid and a spy.

Rich with insight, history, and philosophy, Zenzele is a powerful and compelling story that is both revolutionary and revelatory–the story of one life that poignantly speaks of all lives.

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