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Book Discussion: Blood of the Prodigal

This year's series theme is A Mysterious Lens On American Culture, sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council.

Join us for a discussion of P. L. Gaus's book Blood of the Prodigal.

In the wooded Amish hill country, a professor at a small college, a local pastor, and the county sheriff are the only ones among the mainstream, or "English," who possess the instincts and skills to work the cases that impact all county residents, no matter their code of conduct or religious creed.

When an Amish boy is kidnapped, a bishop, fearful for the safety of his followers, plunges three outsiders into the traditionally closed society of the "Plain Ones." (

Our scholar from last year, Fran Cerulli, is returning to lead the discussions.

Earlier Event: February 9
Story time & crafts with LN
Later Event: February 16
Story time & crafts with LN